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Adult MHFA Champion One-Day Course

Our Mental Health Awareness One-Day Course qualifies delegates as Adult MHFA Champions for 3 years years and can be extended for a further 3 years by taking the 4 hour Refresher course.

MHFA Champions have: 

  • An understanding of common mental health issues  

  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness

  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health 

  • Skills to support positive wellbeing

What to expect:

Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities. We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that we can keep people safe and supported while they learn.  

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are an MHFA Champion

COST:

£250 per person. In-house group training also available

NEXT COURSES:

20th June

11th July

26th September

22nd October

27th November

5th December

9am - 5pm

 

Session 1

  • About Mental Health First Aid 

  • About mental health and stress in the workplace  

  • Stigma and discrimination

  • Depression

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)

  • Early warning signs of mental ill health

  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health

 

Session 2

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan 

  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis

  • Suicide

  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally

  • Action 3: Give support and information

  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help

  • Action 5: Encourage other supports

  • Recovery

  • Building a mentally healthy workplace 

  • Action planning for using MHFA

"The course helped me to understand what I have done well in the past (when my work colleague experienced mental ill health) but also gave me ideas for how I can improve the way I support people in future."

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