4th July 2023 9am-12.30, 6th July 2023 9am-1pm, 11th July 2023 9am -1pm, 13th July 2023 9am-12pm Online - Mental Health First Aid Training (MHFA Adult)

Manchester Mind would like you invite you to attend Mental Health First Aid (Adult) training.

This course is running live, online over 4 sessions, via the MHFA online learning hub on:

Session 1 - Tuesday 4th July 2023 - 9am - 12:30pm

Session 2 - Thursday 6th July 2023 - 9am - 1pm

Session 3 - Tuesday 11th July 2023 - 9am - 1pm

Session 4 - Thursday 13th July 2023 - 9am - 12pm

Each session will be 2-3 hours long. All sessions must be attended and unfortunately we cannot record sessions. The sessions will be practical and participants will be encouraged to join in and take part. However, remember, if something doesn't feel right, you can stop any time.

Course Overview:

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised two day course which will certify you as a Mental Health First Aider.

You'll learn to recognise warning signs of poor mental health, and develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone who may be experiencing a mental health problem, while keeping yourself safe.

Learning aims:

»        An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
»        Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health problems
»        Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
»        Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
»        Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support

Course content:

»        What is mental health, understanding of the issues, overcoming stigma and discrimination
»        MHFA action plan
»        Symptoms, risk factors and treatment of common mental health issues
»        Signposting to treatment and resources, crisis first aid
»        Self care

Who is the training for:

Those who would like to be a key point of contact to support people who may be experiencing a mental health problem.

How will the booking process work:

  • Please register your place using the "Register Now" button on this page.
  • You will be asked for your email address which is how we will communicate with you before and after the course.
  • Joining instructions and links will be emailed approximately 7 days before the course starts and then a reminder 1-2 days before the course starts.
  • If you would prefer future communication in alternative forms to emails, please email [email protected]
  • All sessions must be attended and home learning completed to receive your MHFA (Adult) certificate

Price - £250+VAT per person

Remember, discussing mental health and wellbeing isn't always easy, particularly when times are as challenging as they are right now. As we don't have any prior knowledge of you and your past experiences, we want to make sure you are keeping safe, so if you have any concerns during the sessions, please let us know by emailing [email protected], or you can call our switchboard on 0161 769 5732. You can also feedback at any time by using the following feedback form: Training Feedback | Manchester Mind


Please note that if you can no longer attend 1 or more sessions, please let us know at your earliest convenience before the course commences so we can offer your place to someone else. 
4th July 2023 9:00 AM to 13th July 2023 12:00 PM
United Kingdom
Event Fee(s)
250+VAT per person £300.00