Mental Health First Aid - Course Details

Course intro:

This Mental Health First Aid training course is a Half Day course (Can be developed for a 1 day course on request)  designed to provide attendees with information around the initial help offered to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or a mental health crisis.


The learning outcome from this course are:


  • to empower people within our communities to address emerging mental health problems early and enable recovery
  • to increase awareness of the signs and symptoms of mental health problems
  • to promote engagement with all strategies and resources available to support people experiencing mental health difficulties
  • to improve attitudes towards people with mental illness and reduce stigma


Course content

  • Introduction to course
  • What is Mental Health first aid? How does it relate to your setting?
  • How to call emergency services?
  • Managing Mental Health first aid in your area.
  • Review attitudes towards the person in crisis
  • Evaluation



Who is the course intended for:

This Mental Health First Aid training programme may be beneficial to all people that have a requirement for first aid.


Entry requirements

Minimum age- 18 years old

Minimum English requirements: Leaners must be able to understand and convey the concepts contained in the programme content.