Becoming a Mental Health First Aid Champion

Adult Mental Health First Aid – 1 day course

Benefits of the 1 day course

Delegates will be qualified as a 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

Cost and value of course

Mental Health First Aid England value this course at £200 per person. Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A certificate to say you are an MHFA Champion
  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health


This course is currently offered is as a face to face. Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

Course Structure

• 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
• 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


There is no formal assessment for this mental health first aid course, but delegates must complete all sections of the course.


On completion of the course, delegates will receive a Mental Health First Aid Champion certificate. Mental Health First Aid England issue the certificates and delegates can expect to receive their certificate one month after attending the course.

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    Minds over Matters Ltd
    240 Davidson Road
    CR0 6DF

    Company number 08192834

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