Adult Mental Health Aware – Half Day

Mental Health Aware  

A mental health awareness programme that provides a helpful, practical approach to developing understanding.


Mental Health First Aid England Aware is an introductory course designed to increase mental health awareness and give an understanding of how to look after wellbeing and challenge stigma.

Workshop objectives

Through an interactive instructor-led live session, you will learn:

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma.
  • An introduction to some common mental health issues
  • Confidence to support someone who may be experiencing mental ill health
  • Ways to look after your own mental health and support wellbeing

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for anyone aged 16+ who would like an introduction and awareness of mental health. No previous knowledge of poor mental health is required.

Course format

  • This is a half-day, 4 hour programme is delivered either in person or via online video conferencing
  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities
  • We limit numbers to 25 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn

Special features

Everyone who completes the course will recieve:

  • A certificate of attendance 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 mental health

Workshop outline


1 Session. (4 hours) 

  • What is mental health?
  • Mental Health Continuum
  • Factors that 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

The cost per delegate is £150 which includes the manual, workbook, postage & electronic certificate.

To book your place/group booking, please email or visit the ‘book now’ tab.