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Mental Health First Aid Training

We run regular Online Mental Health First Aid MHFA training courses. You can browse dates and book your place below.  

For organisations and business we can deliver online mental health first aid training courses where they are available or face-to-face training as long as there is a safe environment in which to do so. MHFA England is working to provide online versionsof their most popular mental health first aid courses. The online versions of Adult MHFA course and the Youth MHFA course have been very well-received.

Training in mental health first aid will give you an understanding of how to support positive wellbeing and tackle stigma in the world around you. You’ll learn to recognise warning signs of mental ill health, and develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone while keeping yourself safe, as well as how to empower someone to access the support they might need for recovery or successful management of symptoms. 

Quality Assurance

At React First all our MHFA training courses are delivered by MHFA England trained instructors and you will receive a MHFA England certificate.

The MHFA England instructor training programme is licensed by Mental Health First Aid International and is accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health. MHFA England is a social enterprise who believe that everyone should have access to support for their mental health. By delivering MHFA England training courses we share in their belief that mental health needs to be openly discussed and supported for the good of both individuals and society. 

The main aims of Mental Health First Aid, MHFA training are to:

  • preserve life where a person may be a danger to themselves or others
  • prevent deterioration of their emotional or mental state
  • promote recovery of good mental health
  • provide comfort where a person may be in distress
  • raise awareness of mental health issues in the community
  • reduce stigma and discrimination around mental health

We all have both physical health and mental health. Mental Health First Aid MHFA training is the mental health equivalent of a physical first aid course. It won’t teach you to be a therapist, but it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and even potentially stop a crisis from happening.

Online Adult Mental Health First Aid Course (equivalent 2 day)

/media/coursedescriptions/library/mhfa-adult.jpgThis Online Mental Health First Aid course is an online version of the face-to-face Adult Two Day Mental Health First Aid training. It is a blended learning course with 4 live sessions to attend virtually as well as guided pre-learning tasks to complete online.

The total time commitment is very similar  to the two day course but it is spread out over the course of a week. 

This training will qualify you as a Mental Health First Aider and you will receive a MHFA England certificate on completion of the course.

An online version of the Youth Mental Health First Aid course is also available.

Course Details - Online Adult Mental Health First Aid Course (equivalent 2 day)

The next 3 courses with public places

more courses >>

Dec - Mon 7, Tues 8, Thurs 10 & Fri 11

10:00-12:30

Online - 4 live, instructor-led sessions + self-learning
(venue details)
£230.00
+VAT
Course Full
January - Mon 25 to Thurs 28

10:00-12:30

Online - 4 live, instructor-led sessions + self-learning
(venue details)
£230.00
+VAT
February - Tues 23 to Fri 26

10:00-12:30

Online - 4 live, instructor-led sessions + self-learning
(venue details)
£230.00
+VAT

The next 3 courses with public places

(more courses)

Dec - Mon 7, Tues 8, Thurs 10 & Fri 11

10:00-12:30

£230.00
+VAT
Course Full
Venue: Online - 4 live, instructor-led sessions + self-learning
January - Mon 25 to Thurs 28

10:00-12:30

£230.00
+VAT
Venue: Online - 4 live, instructor-led sessions + self-learning
February - Tues 23 to Fri 26

10:00-12:30

£230.00
+VAT
Venue: Online - 4 live, instructor-led sessions + self-learning

Online Youth Mental Health First Aid Course (equivalent 2 day)

/media/coursedescriptions/library/online-mhfa-youth.jpgThe brand new, Online Youth Mental Health First Aid course is an online version of the face-to-face Youth Two Day Mental Health First Aid training. It is a blended learning course with 4 live sessions to attend virtually as well as guided pre-learning tasks to complete online.

Early intervention is absolutely crucial in reducing the possible lifelong impact of mental ill-health on adolescent development, so having adults who are trained in Youth Mental Health First Aid is important.

This training will qualify you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider and you will receive a MHFA England certificate on completion of the course.

Course Details - Online Youth Mental Health First Aid Course (equivalent 2 day)

The next 3 courses with public places

more courses >>

Jan - Tues 12, Wed 13, Tues 19 & Wed 20

16:00-18:30

Online - 4 live, instructor-led sessions + self-learning
(venue details)
£230.00
+VAT
Feb - Mon 8, Tues 9, Wed 10 & Thurs 11

10:00-12:45

Online - 4 live, instructor-led sessions + self-learning
(venue details)
£230.00
+VAT
March - Mon 1, Tues 2, Thurs 4 & Fri 5

10:00-12:45

Online - 4 live, instructor-led sessions + self-learning
(venue details)
£230.00
+VAT

The next 3 courses with public places

(more courses)

Jan - Tues 12, Wed 13, Tues 19 & Wed 20

16:00-18:30

£230.00
+VAT
Venue: Online - 4 live, instructor-led sessions + self-learning
Feb - Mon 8, Tues 9, Wed 10 & Thurs 11

10:00-12:45

£230.00
+VAT
Venue: Online - 4 live, instructor-led sessions + self-learning
March - Mon 1, Tues 2, Thurs 4 & Fri 5

10:00-12:45

£230.00
+VAT
Venue: Online - 4 live, instructor-led sessions + self-learning