Mental Health First Aid EnglandMental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the mental health equivalent of physical First Aid.


All the content and resources used on this course are developed by MHFA England and have followed robust quality assurance and evaluation processes. So much so, that MHFA is currently being delivered in over 23 different countries and this number is rising.

As an approved provider of MFHA, we can deliver this course on-site at your organisation’s premises or at our Wellbeing Centre in Ashton-under-Lyne. The course lasts two days and, in most cases, these are delivered consecutively. We can accommodate a maximum of 16 people on a course and the minimum number is 8.


For more information or to request a quote for Mental Health First Aid training please contact trainingacademy [at] (subject: MHFA%20Enquiry)

What will I learn?

Course overview:

  • Provides participants with the skills and confidence to recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues.

  • Equips people with the skills to guide a person effectively towards the right support services when they are in need.

  • Challenge stigma and discrimination against those suffering mental health issues.

  • Enables people to engage better with individuals with mental health issues within their local community.

How will I learn?

Each session is practical and interactive. Making use of a variety of PowerPoint presentations, group discussions, small group work, and practical exercises in pairs. Our instructors provide a safe learning environment and are trained to support you throughout the whole course. If you don’t feel comfortable joining in certain parts, then there is no pressure to.


Due to some of the sensitive subjects mentioned on the course, we limit numbers to 16 people. We want everyone to feel safe and our instructors can help if people find some parts particularly difficult.


Everyone who attends the course will receive a copy of the Mental Health First Aid manual and workbook, which are both excellent resources.

When you have completed the course you will receive a certificate to confirm that you are a trained Mental Health First Aider. 

Who can attend?

This course is open to members of the public.

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