MHFA England
MHFA (Mental Health First Aid) overview

The statistics

In the UK, 1 in 4 people experiences mental ill health in their life. Suicide is the most common cause of death among men under 50.

In young people, 1 in 10 experience a mental health issue at any one time. For those aged 5-19 suicide is the second most common cause of death, and a record number of children contacted Childline with suicidal thoughts in 2016/17. 

Our MHFA courses

Our MHFA courses can help you become better prepared and equipped and help someone experiencing mental health difficulties. You’ll learn to better recognise and work with someone experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and psychosis.

We deliver Mental Health First Aid online and in person and will work flexibly with your organisation to find the right course and structure for your team.

You can book onto our public Mental Health First Aid courses via our Eventbrite. Subsidised places on courses may be available if you work or volunteer in Brighton with vulnerable people. You can see the full subsidy criteria here.

Training for your organisation

We will be pleased to work with you to deliver our training in-house for your organisation either online or at a venue of your choice. This is an effective and economical way to quickly upskill your team.

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Training enquiries

MHFA England
MHFA Two Day

Face-to-face Available online

2 days

The MHFA Two Day course teaches how to recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues, provide help on a first aid basis and effectively signpost towards support services. Suitable for professionals and the general public.

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MHFA England
MHFA Half Day

Face-to-face Available online

4 hours

This is an introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health. Suitable for professionals and the general public.

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MHFA England
Youth MHFA Two Day

Face-to-face Available online

2 days

The Youth MHFA Two Day course teaches how to recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues in young people, provide help on a first aid basis and effectively signpost towards support services. Particularly suitable for teachers and youth support workers.

Read more about Youth MHFA Two Day

MHFA England
Youth MHFA Half Day

Face-to-face Available online

4 hours

This is an introductory four hour session to raise awareness of young people’s mental health. Particularly suitable for teachers and youth support workers.

Read more about Youth MHFA Half Day

Upcoming MHFA courses

Wed 1st Sep, 9:30am
Online
Mon 13, Weds 15th, Mon 20th, Weds 22nd Sep 2021, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Online

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Training enquiries

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  • Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • YMCA
  • Community Roots
  • Public Health England
  • The Allen Lane Foundation
  • Royal Navy