MHFA - Adults

Mental Health First Aider 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

Become a Mental Health First Aider

Become a Mental Health First Aider

Mental Health First Aid England Training with Minding Your Business (MYB)

Our instructors have many years of experience delivering this content and some of them are even a part of the National Instructors Team.

What is Mental Health First Aid about?

Everyone has mental health like physical health, but mental ill health can strike at any time, and can affect anyone. At MYB, we want to help alleviate the stigma that still exists around mental ill health, and through providing MHFA England courses, we have found that this has been a huge step towards doing so. Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognised training course that teaches individuals how to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental ill-health and provides support on a first aid basis.

Mental Health First Aiders will have:

  • An in depth understanding of mental health & factors that affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot triggers & signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure & support someone in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgmental listening
  • Knowledge to help a person recover their health by guiding them to further support
  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing


4 Hour Course to raise Awareness about Mental Health in your company

4 Hour Course to raise Awareness about Mental Health in your company

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Adult Aware Half Day course

It is an introduction to MHFA and it is designed to give:

  • An understanding of some of the common mental health issues and how to challenge the stigma of mental health
  • An introduction in how the attendees can look after their own mental health and maintain their wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue


One day Course qualifies attendees as Mental Health First Aid Champions

One day Course qualifies attendees as Mental Health First Aid Champions

Mental Health First Aider 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


4 Hour MHFA Refresher Course

4 Hour MHFA Refresher Course

The Mental Health First Aid Refresher course enables MHFA First Aiders and MHFA Champions to refresh and maintain their skills. This course is suitable for all staff that completed the One or Two Day MHFA course around 2-3 years ago. MHFA England's Two Day and One Day courses are valid for three years.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Refresher course is designed to:

  • Update the knowledge of mental health support
  • Renew and refresh skills
  • Give the chance to practice applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Be presented online with an accredited trainer in limited size groups to ensure safety of delegates

Our Testimonials

Adult MHFA

The instructor was an amazing instructor, their knowledge was first class they explained everything clearly and answered all our questions. they also build a great rapport with the group and we really respected them. What an asset they are to your organisation. Thank you.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

A very enjoyable course that has improved my understanding of Mental Health and has given me confidence to be able to help support someone with a Mental Health illness.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

The course is very enlightening and packed with useful information. The balance of the course, online, was good and i liked the dynamic nature of the course.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

Thank you to the instructor for your patience, time and gentle approach to this training. You provided us with a lot of opportunity to reflect on our learning and you were always very encouraging. I would recommend this course to anyone, I have taken away some really valuable lessons. Thanks again!

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

This two half days sessions were very interesting. I loved the presentations and how she succeed to involve everyone during practises. I learnt a lot and really hope I'll be able to support my colleagues more efficiently. Thank you!

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

I now feel much more confident that I would be able to help someone with any of the things we have covered whether in the workplace, or community and have gained so much information. I will endeavor to make mental illness less stigmatised by talking openly about mental health.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

Brilliant course i have learnt so much and just want to help people suffering with MH issues. Our trainer was a star throughout! Kept us all upbeat and was so knowledgeable on the subject so thank you so much.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

It was a pleasure learning under the guidance of the instructor, they explained the course content well and the exercises made it easier to understand applicability. Overall, great experience!! I recommend that all People managers must undergo this training. Very detailed, very informative and much appreciate the patience our instructor- the instructor displayed in answering questions in detail. The course Manual too is very well designed and very useful indeed. It’s a well thought out course which is very beneficial. Packed with relevant information.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA Refresher

I found the instructor a really personable instructor. Dealing with some very difficult subjects in a very empathetic way. Really enjoyed their style and feel a lot more confident with dealing with situations going forwards.

Adult MHFA Refresher

Adult MHFA Refresher

Very calm, understanding and engaging tutor. It's the first time I've participated in the course remotely but the instructor did very well. I'd attend their courses again! The session was a very useful recap and I'm glad I attended. I feel better prepared to support people after the refresher. Thank you!

Adult MHFA Refresher

Adult MHFA

I found instructor to be a great trainer. Very thoughtful and clearly passionate about the subject.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

A very enjoyable course that has improved my understanding of Mental Health and has given me confidence to be able to help support someone with a Mental Health illness.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA Refresher

The instructor was excellent. Really enjoyed their delivering the course (they were a great teacher and explained things clearly).

Adult MHFA Refresher

Adult MHFA

It was so interesting and very emotive. I've already had to put it into practice and felt confident doing so. Thank you.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

The instructor was so professional but also very approachable and it made it a lot easier to learn about a tough subject because of this. I have learned so much in a short space of time, and thought the course was very well put together.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

Excellent course content and pace. Instructors are very approachable and inspire confidence in the participants.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

The instructor was a fantastic instructor - knowledgeable, supportive, and empathetic. They made the learning enjoyable in even the hardest topics through their story telling.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

Brilliant course i have learnt so much and just want to help people suffering with MH issues. our trainer was a star throughout! Kept us all upbeat and was so knowledgeable on the subject so thank you so much.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

Superbly insightful and powerful course, providing the key building blocks for supporting those in need empathetically. The instructor was great.

Adult MHFA

Adult MHFA

The instructor was simply great. Super willing to clarify any tricky questions we had, super clear and they managed to engage everybody into having a part on the course without making any pressure.

Adult MHFA

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