Adult Mental Health First Aid

Course Aims

To enable trainees to gain a Mental Health First Aid England award in Adult Mental Health First Aid.

Course Duration

2 Days.

Suitable Candidates

This course is for trainees who require Adult Mental Health First Aid.

Pre-Course Requirements

Due to some of the sensitive subjects of our course students should be aware of that some people can find certain parts of the course difficult, although our instructors help everyone to feel safe and comfortable.

Assessment Method

Trainees must attend all training sessions.


Adult Mental Health First Aid.

Course Syllabus

The MHFA standard course is split in 4 manageable parts. These are:

  • What is mental health?
  • Suicide
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Psychosis

In each section you’ll learn how to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem
  • Feel confident helping someone experience a mental health problem.
  • Provide help on a first aid basis
  • Help prevent someone from hurting themselves or others.
  • Help stop mental illness from getting worse
  • Help someone recover faster
  • Guide someone to the right support.
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health problems.