Adult Mental Health First Aid (Mental Health England Accredited)


Suitable For

This course is suitable for anybody looking to gain an awareness of Mental Health and qualify as an Adult Mental Health First Aider. This is a Mental Health England Accredited course.  


16 Hours


  • Session 1 

    • Why Mental Health First Aid?

    • Mental Health First Aid action plan

    • What is mental health?

    • impact of mental health issues

    • Stigma & Discrimination

    • What is depression? Symptoms & Risk factors 

    • Depression in the workplace  

  • Session 2 

    • Suicide figures​

    • Alcohol, drugs and mental health 

    • First aid for suicidal crisis

    • Non-judgemental listening skills

    • First aid for depression

    • Treatment and resources for depression

    • Self-care

ContenT COnt. 

  • Session 3

    • Session 3

    • What is anxiety disorder?

    • First aid for anxiety disorders

    • Crisis first aid after a traumatic event

    • Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders

    • Treatment & resources

    • Cognitive distortions & CBT

    • Personality disorders

    • Eating disorders

    • Self-harm  

  • Session 4

    • What is psychosis?

    • Risk factors for psychosis

    • Alcohol, drugs and psychosis

    • Schizophrenia

    • Bipolar disorder

    • Warning signs of developing psychosis 

    • Crisis first aid for acute psychosis

    • Treatment and resources for psychosis 

    • Recovery and building resources 

    • Action planning for using MHFA

Group cOST

£2000 for up to 16 delegates

Open cOURSE cost


Open Courses 

All of the sessions are currently being held virtually

22nd & 23rd June 

18th & 19th July 

17th & 19th Aug 

8th & 9th Sept 

10th & 11th Oct 

We are also running lots of 1 day refresher courses get in touch for info 

9am - 4:30pm

£225pp + VAT