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MHFA Champion

Increase your knowledge and understanding of common mental health issues and gain confidence to advocate for mental health awareness.

In this one-day course you will better recognise signs of mental ill health and look at how to support people with signposting to support.


MHFA England values this course at £200 per person.

I provide this course at £120 per person as I am keen to increase the provision of this training as much as possible, so that more people can keep their skills up to date.

For group courses, prices are £120 per person with a minimum of 8 people (£960) and a maximum of 16 people (£1,920) per cohort.


Everyone who completes this course gets the following from MHFA England

A certificate of attendance

A manual to refer to whenever you need it

A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan

Course outcomes 

This one day course trains you as an MHFA Champion, giving you: 

  • 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

  • This is a one-day course delivered either face-to-face or via online video conferencing.

  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

  • We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.

Course content

Session One (morning)

  • About Mental Health First Aid 

  • About mental health and stress in the workplace  

  • Stigma and discrimination

  • Depression

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)

  • Early warning signs of mental ill health

  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health

Session Two (afternoon)

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan 

  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis

  • Suicide

  • 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

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