Embedding Mental Health First Aid (MHFA®) training into your wellbeing strategy helps promote a positive culture by encouraging people to talk more freely about mental health.

Reduce the stigma of mental health in the workplace, and related absences, by promoting early intervention with certified Mental Health First Aid England courses.

Our range of Mental Health First Aid courses can help:

Support employee mental health

Support employee mental health

Create a supportive workplace culture

Create a supportive workplace culture

Reduce mental health-related absenteeism

Reduce mental health-related absenteeism

Reduce discrimination and stigma around mental health

Reduce discrimination and stigma around mental health

Our MHFA Courses

In 2022, 39% of employees in the UK took time off work due to mental ill health, which cost UK businesses an estimated £18bn. Learn how to properly support your employees with their mental health and avoid huge losses.

Our MHFA courses are certified by MHFA England and can be completed either in person or online, to suit the needs of your business.

MHFAider

Become a Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider®)

Qualify as an MHFAider in person over two days or online over two weeks, via four sessions.

Learn how to:

  • Spot early signs of a mental health issue
  • Start a supportive conversation with a colleague who may be experiencing a mental health issue or emotional distress
  • Effectively support anyone experiencing mental distress
  • Guide those experiencing issues towards seeking appropriate professional help

Mental Health Skills for Managers

This course is ideal for people managers at all levels across an organisation.

Delivered as a four-hour workshop, attendees will:

  • Understand the importance of knowing their team and be able to spot early warning signs of mental distress
  • Feel confident having open conversations about mental health with their team
  • Learn how to role model good self-care practice and inspire employees to look after their own mental wellbeing
  • Understand how to signpost to available support
Mental Health Skills for Managers
Become Mental Health Aware

Become Mental Health Aware

This course is an introduction to mental health awareness, with the aim of reducing discrimination.

Delivered as a four-hour workshop, attendees will:

  • Learn more about mental health issues and the factors that affect mental health
  • Identify the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health issues
  • Increase knowledge and confidence to start mental health conversations
  • Understand how to look after their own mental wellbeing

Become an MHFA Champion

The MHFA Champion course is aimed at leaders, HR personnel and anyone with line management responsibility.

This one-day course is ideal for businesses that want to:

  • Create a network of MHFA Champions
  • Help to form a mentally healthy workplace
  • Build a positive culture
Become an MHFA Champion
MHFA Refresher

MHFA Refresher

The MHFA refresher course is for MHFAiders to take every three years. It is delivered in person or as a four-hour online session.

MHFAiders will:

  • Refresh skills
  • Update knowledge

MHFA Check-In

Aimed at recently qualified MHFAiders and Champions, MHFA Check-Ins are one-hour support sessions.

Attendees will:

  • Meet with other MHFAiders
  • Share knowledge, experiences and best practice
MHFA Check-In

Take care of your employees’ mental health

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the mental health equivalent of physical first aid. Having a MHFAider in the workplace can give your employees someone to turn to if they are in emotional distress.

MHFAiders can:

Support employees in distress

Support employees in distress

Listen to employees who need to talk

Listen to employees who need to talk

Spot the early warning signs of mental health issues

Spot the early warning signs of mental health issues

Recommend specialist help

Recommend specialist help

Mental Health First Aid benefits businesses

Having dedicated MHFAiders can be beneficial to your business and your employees by helping them to feel supported at work. See why Claire became a MHFAider.

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