Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) One Day

Adult Mental Health First Aid (One-Day)

Suitable For

This course is for people who want to gain a greater awareness of workplace mental health, to detect
early symptoms of common mental health illnesses and the skills to support their own and others’
positive well being.

Aims & Objectives

Developed by MHFA England, this one-day course qualifies delegates as mental health first aid
champions. Delegates will gain an understand of common mental health illnesses and be given the
confidence to promote mental health awareness. The course gives delegates the ability to spot signs
of mental ill health and the skills support positive wellbeing for themselves and others.

Course Content

  • 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
  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Suicide
  • Recovery
  • Building a mentally healthy workplace
  • Action planning for using MHFA