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Mental Health First Aid 2 Day Training Course

In the UK, as many as 1 in 4 people experience mental health difficulties and you may have decided it is helpful to have people trained to identify and understand mental ill health symptoms,  who are able to support someone who is experiencing a mental health issue. Where this is the case, it is important that everyone is aware of the people involved under your first-aid provision and the different types of incident to which they have the training or competence  to respond.

Mental health is equally as important as physical health. Our Mental Health First Aid 2 Day Training Course is a comprehensive program designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to effectively support those experiencing mental health challenges. With mental ill health costing UK employers billions each year, investing in mental health training is not only beneficial for individuals but also for businesses.

This course combines informative presentations, engaging discussions, and interactive group work activities to create a dynamic learning experience. By taking part in this training, you’ll gain valuable insights into spotting early signs and symptoms of mental ill health and initiating supportive conversations with colleagues who may be struggling emotionally.
Learn how to listen and spot the early signs of mental health concerns, assess the risk of self-harm or suicide, encourage access to professional support or self-help strategies, and escalate emergencies when necessary.

This training is fully accredited by Mental Health First Aid UK and is suitable for anyone with an interest in mental health and wellbeing. Whether you’re an employer looking to improve mental health management in your workplace or an individual seeking practical skills to support others, our course offers a deeper understanding of mental health issues and teaches practical techniques that can be applied in everyday situations.

£285 in Enfield and City of London

In-house £525 per day plus £30 per person 

*All displayed prices are excluding VAT

Enfield, City of London and all over the UK for group bookings

Throughout the year

Duration 2 Day

Fully accredited

3 years renewal

12 spaces

Mental ill health costs UK employers an estimated £34.9 billion each year – the equivalent of £1,300 for every employee in the UK workforce. Broken down, that’s £10.6 billion in sickness absence, £21.2 billion in reduced productivity, and £3.1 billion in replacing staff who leave their jobs for mental health-related reasons.By taking simple steps to improve the management of mental health in the workplace, employers would be able to save 30% or more of these costs – at least £10 billion a year.

Course Agenda

Mental Health First Aiders are trained to:

  • Spot the early signs and symptoms of mental ill health
  • Start a supportive conversation with a colleague who may be experiencing a mental health issue or emotional distress
  • Listen to the person non-judgementally
  • Assess the risk of suicide or self-harm
  • Encourage the person to access appropriate professional support or self-help strategies. This might include encouraging access to internal support systems such as EAPs or in-house counseling services
  • Escalate to the appropriate emergency services, if necessary
  • Maintain confidentiality as appropriate
  • Complete critical incident documents as and when necessary
  • Protect themselves while performing their role
Qualifications

2 day course is fully accredited by Mental Health First Aid UK.

Who Should Attend
  • Recognised First Aider at Work

  • Those who are first aid training that doesn’t include Mental Health First Aid

  • Appropriate to companies where HSE guidelines recommend a qualified first aider

Anyone can attend an MHFA course but an interest in mental health and wellbeing is desirable. When you have completed the course, you will receive a certificate to confirm that you are a trained Mental Health First Aider and a fold-out card summarising the five-step MHFA action plan to carry with you.

The course will:

  • Give a deeper understanding of the issues that impact on and relate to people’s mental health
  • Teach practical skills that can be used every day, including being able to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health issues and feel confident guiding people towards support
Dates and Locations

Courses are held monthly at each location and are selected at time of booking.

If you don’t see a time or date to fit your needs, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

How To Book

Complete the booking form below by selecting the date and location of the course you want to attend. Include your colleague details (if applicable) and how you would like to pay. Simple.

Payment is made using Stripe, making online payments easier, faster and more secure.

We understand some businesses prefer to pay by invoice, that’s not a problem. Simply follow the booking form process and select ‘pay by invoice’ when prompted.

If you have any queries or would like to discuss your requirements, please contact us and we will be happy to help.

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Mental Health First Aid – 2 Day Training Course