Mental Health First Aid

Accredited course created by Mental Health First Aid Wales. Learn to support someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis or worsening of existing issues.

Course Content:

Mental Health First Aid is an accredited course, designed by Adult Mental Health First Aid (Wales), based on international MHFA guidelines.

Content is evidence-based, with input from mental health professionals, researchers and consumer advocates. As a participant, you will gain improved knowledge of mental illnesses and their interventions, knowledge of appropriate first aid strategies, and the confidence to help individuals experiencing a mental health issue.

You will:

  • Gain confidence to handle a mental health crisis
  • Learn practical skills to help deal with common crises
  • Receive an MHFA Wales certificate of completion

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  1. know what to do to help someone in crisis and give them hope of recovery.
  2. Use the MHFA Action Plan for: depression, suicide, NSSI, anxiety, panic attacks, trauma, psychosis, severe psychotic states, substance use disorder, aggressive behaviours, and substance use disorder.
  3. Practice self-care.

Course length:

2 x 3 hour sessions via Zoom or face-to-face with an accredited tutor, plus 5 hours of online self-directed learning.

Course costs:

£200 per person

Concession rate for group of 8 people – £1,400

20% discount for third sector organisations/charities; schools and colleges; keyworkers/emergency workers.

To book a course:

To find out details of open courses you can attend individually or to book a course for a group of people, please contact:

01492 879907

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