MHFA (Mental Health First Aid) overview
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.