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Become a Mental Health First Aider

Mental Health First Aid Training 30th/31st Jan 23 | 9-5pm | Online

  • Ended
  • 300 British pounds
  • Course is online, login details will be emailed after booking

Service Description

Are you interested in becoming a Mental Health First Aider? An MHFAider helps someone with a mental health issue like a physical first aider would. This course will teach you how to spot mental health triggers and signs and give you the confidence to reassure and support a distressed person. This includes having an initial conversation and helping the person get help. What will the training give me? • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors affecting wellbeing • Practical skills to spot triggers and signs of a range of mental health issues • Confidence to step in, reassure, and support a person in distress using MHFA action plan  • Knowledge to help someone recover by guiding them to further support, whether self-help resources, internal support like EAP, or external sources like their GP • Understanding of how to keep yourself safe while performing your duties The format: • Two-day online course with four manageable sessions. • Learning through presentations, group discussions, self-directed and workshop activities • You will be expected to do approximately 15 hours of self-study. • Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan • Class sizes limited to 16 to keep students safe and supported. • The course is led by an experienced instructor Stu Skinner, who has attended the instructor training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health. • Access to a mic and camera is essential. You will get: • Three-year Mental Health First Aider certificate • A manual and the new MHFA support app • A quick reference card for the MHFA action plan Who is this for? This course is for individuals, line managers, HR professionals, and leaders who want to implement workplace wellbeing initiatives and mental health first aid. The course teaches important life skills and how to implement Mental Health First Aid in the workplace. About Stu An experienced MHFA Instructor and Founder of the charity Changing Horizons,  Stu Skinner is a leading public speaker on mental health who transforms stigma and raises awareness. He's featured in two award-winning BBC documentaries, written for leading UK publications, and was a key member of a seven-year Government campaign to combat mental illness stigma and discrimination in the media and workplace. Stu firmly believes everyone has the right to a good quality of life and that conversations are a catalyst for change. Questions? Email us at

Contact Details

20-22 Wenlock Road, London N1 7GU, England, UK

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