2-Day Adult MHFA

Brilliant course with a friendly & approachable instructor who put everyone at ease. 

Course participant, 2019

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There are few people who haven’t met someone who has experienced some mental distress or poor wellbeing at some point in their lives.

Often people feel ill equipped to know what to say or how to help someone who is emotionally or mentally distressed. This two-day course provides evidenced-based tools that anyone can use to support a colleague, customer, friend or family member.

Why Adult MHFA?

This 2-day course is designed to give you:

− A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own

− Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues

− Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress

− Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

− Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to appropriate support

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Course focus

  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Depression
  • Suicide
  • Anxiety
  • Self-harm
  • Psychosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Recovery


Course structure

The Adult MHFA course can be delivered in a variety of ways to suit an organisations’ needs. They can be delivered either:

– Two consecutive days
– One day a week for two weeks
– Split into four weekly 1/2 day sessions

The course consists of a mixture of group work, videos and practical exercise to enhance the skills and understanding of the course content.