Mental Health First Aid – 2 Day

Developed by MHFA England, this two-day course qualifies delegates as mental health first aiders.

Delegates will get a deep understanding of what mental health is and what factors can affect wellbeing. The course teaches delegates practical skills to spot the signs of mental illness and gives them the confidence to step in and support a person who needs assistance.

Mental Health First Aid

2 Day Course

£280 + VAT

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Mental Health First Aid Course Information

On completion of the course you will have -

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    An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • 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 further support - whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

What does the MHFA Course cover?

Session 1

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    Why Mental Health First Aid?
  • The Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • What is mental health?
  • Impact of mental health issues
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • What is depression?
  • What is depression?
  • Risk factors for depression
  • Depression in the workplace

Session 2

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    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

Session 3

  • What is an anxiety disorder?
  • First aid for anxiety disorders
  • Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
  • Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders
  • Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
  • Cognitive distortions and 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

Who are Mental Health First Aid Courses for?

This course is suitable for those who want to gain the necessary skills to have a non-judgmental conversation, recognise the signs and symptoms of common workplace mental health issues and effectively guide a person towards the right support.

How long does the MHFA Course last?

This a two day course.

How is the course assessed?

There is no formal assessment for this course but delegates must complete all sections of the course. On completion of the course, delegates will receive a Mental Health First Aider certificate.

Check out the dates below for our two venues.

If you cant see a date that is suitable then give our team a call.

Choose from any of the course dates below to book your course.

LocationDatesTimePriceStatus
Birmingham14th May - 15th May
8:00am - 5:00pm
£280
16 places available!
Birmingham10th Jun - 11th Jun
8:00am - 4:00pm
£280
16 places available!
Birmingham5th Aug - 6th Aug
8:00am - 4:00pm
£280
16 places available!
Birmingham2nd Sep - 3rd Sep
8:00am - 4:00pm
£280
16 places available!
Birmingham28th Oct - 29th Oct
8:00am - 4:00pm
£280
16 places available!

Call to discuss course dates to suit your calendar.

Why choose PB Training Services?

  • We guarantee to beat any like for like price offered by our competitors!
  • We guarantee to help you pass with free one to one coaching and free retests if needed to get the certification you need.
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    Recognised qualifications and certification that we guarantee to request the same day you pass.
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    We can deliver training at your own premises.
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    We offer discounts for multiple bookings.

If you are unsure of which course you need or you just want some advice then please call any of our training centres and speak to one of our training consultants.

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