MHFA Champion

The Adult MHFA One Day course qualifies you as a MHFA Champion

This course has been developed by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA England). It provides the skills, knowledge and understanding of first aid for mental health and how to effectively support those experiencing distress.
This empowers both individuals and communities to understand the signs and symptoms of mental health issues and how best to support themselves and those around them in recovery. It will help reduce stigma and discrimination around mental health..

All our Mental Health First Aid course are delivered by a Mental Health First Aid Instructors who are registered by MHFA England to deliver the accredited courses.  The Mental Health First Aid Instructors course is accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health.

About MHFA Course

The course is split in two manageable sessions each approximately three hours long. It is normally taught over one day, but can be spread over two half days. So instructors can keep people safe and supported while they learning, the course is limited to 16 delegates.

Learners will be required to participate mix of group activities, presentations and discussions, each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan. Everyone who completes the course will get a MHFA manual, workbook and a certificate of attendance to say you are a MHFA Champion.

Session 1

•  About Mental Health First Aid
•  About mental health and stress in the workplace
•  Stigma and discrimination
•  Depression
•  Anxiety disorders
•  Other mental health issues
•  Early warning signs of mental ill health
•  Alcohol, drugs and mental health

Session 2

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis 
  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally
  • Action 3: Give support and information
  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help
  • Action 5: Encourage other supports
  • Recovery
  • Building a mentally healthy workplace
  • Action planning for using MHFA

Why choose Edu-c8 for your Live Online Mental Health First Aid Training?

We believe that supporting MHFAiders in supporting others is key to help achieve an effective and sustainable impact in mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.

Safe Learning

We limit numbers to a maximum of 12 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe, supported and fully engaged in the virtual environment while they learn.

Training Support

Mental health training can be an emotive subject, therefore along side the MHFA Instructor there will be a qualified MHFAider at the end of the phone to give assistance to anyone if they wish to 'step out' of the class for a while to talk and get support.

After Support

All MHFA delegates trained by Edu-c8 will be invited to join from our free members-only hub with exclusive online support and resources.

Training for your organisation

We can deliver all our mental health courses and bespoke training to your team in a venue of your choice, or online as a group. We can arrange a package of training places on our public courses. Book booking is an effective and economical way to quickly upskill your workforce.

Our next Online Mental Health First Aid course dates

Online Mental Health First Aid

Monday 23rd & Wednesday 25th November 2020

£240 pp

Online Mental Health First Aid

Wednesday 9th & Friday 11th December 2020

£240 pp

Online Mental Health First Aid

Monday 14th & Wednesday 16th December 2020

£240 pp

Online Mental Health First Aid

Thursday 7th & Friday 8th January 2021

£240 pp

Online Mental Health First Aid

Monday 11th & Wednesday 13th January 2021

£240 pp

Other popular Mental Health courses:

Online Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health Aware Online

MHFA Refresher Online

Supporting Mental Health at Work