Mental Health First Aid by MHFA England is suitable for anyone who wants to gain the necessary skills to recognise the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and stress. Our accredited courses are delivered across the UK to teach participants how to support effectively, covers a range of mental health conditions, and supports an organisation’s wellbeing program.
1 in 4 people experience mental health issues each year
Mental illness is the largest single source of burden of disease in the UK
Mental illnesses are more common, longer lasting, and more impactful than other health conditions
The total cost of mental ill health in England is estimated at £105 billion per year
Mental health is a real illness that can affect anyone at any time.
With our courses you’ll learn how to:
recognise warning and trigger signs of mental ill health
listen, reassure, support and respond to a person showing signs of illness
build the skills and confidence to approach, assess and support a person whilst ensuring you keep yourself safe
potentially stop a crisis from happening
empower a person to access the support they need to aid recovery or management of symptoms
Our Mental Health First Aid Courses
Just completed the excellent 2 day Mental Health First Aid course. Ryan and Lara were brilliant trainers – warm and humourous, and really knew their stuff. They created a great atmosphere and an enjoyable course. Would not hesitate to recommend!— Cat, Birmingham