skip to main content

Mental Health Aware (MHFA England)

This introductory four hour session raises awareness of mental health. It covers:

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

The training can be delivered online via video conferencing or face to face. 

Course Content

This is a half day course is the same whether it is delivered online or face to face in the classroom. Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities. Numbers are limited to 16 people per course.

  • What is mental health?
  • Mental Health Continuum
  • Factors which affect mental health
  • Stigma
  • Stress and stress management
  • Spotting signs of distress
  • Mental health conditions: Depression, Anxiety disorders, Psychosis, Eating disorders, Suicide, Self-harm
  • Recovery
  • Take 10 Together – starting a supportive conversation
  • Supporting mental health in the workplace
  • Useful statistics
  • Helpful resources

Course Takeaways

Everyone who completes the course receives:

  • A certificate of attendence to say you are Mental Health Aware
  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

Booking a Private Group Course

If you would like to book a private MHFA course for staff at your workplace please contact us by phone on 0207 193 2608 or email: to discuss the most suitable delivery option for you and when you would like the training to take place.

Next Online Mental Health Aware Courses

Our public online Mental Health Aware course dates are listed below. The live session is four hours of instructor-led learning which involves a mixture of presentations, group discussions and workshop activites. You can book and pay online directly or reserve your place and request an invoice.

The MHFA England RRP of each place is £125+vat but we are offering these course places at a discounted rate of £100+vat. You can book and pay online directly or reserve your place and request an invoice.