Mental Health Champion

MHFA One Day Champion

A One Day programme that provides awareness of common mental health
conditions and understand what support is available to build a mentally healthy workplace.


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

This one-day course trains you as an MHFA Champion, giving you:
● An understanding of common mental health issues
● Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
● Ability to spot signs of mental ill health
● Skills to support positive 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 one-day course 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 16 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 an MHFA Champion
● A manual to refer to whenever you need it
● A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
● A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health


Workshop outline

Session 1. (3 hours 30 mins)
● About Mental Health First Aid
● About mental health and stress in the workplace
● Stigma and discrimination
● Depression, suicide
● Anxiety disorders
● Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
● Early warning signs of mental ill health
● Alcohol, drugs and mental health

Session 2. (3 hours 30 mins)

● Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan
● Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis
● Suicide
● Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgmentally
● Action 3: Give support and information
● Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help
● Action 5: Encourage other supports
● Recovery
● Building a mentally healthy workplace
● Action planning for using MHFA

The cost per delegate is £195 which includes the manual, workbook and certificate.

Any questions? Ready to book? Please just give us a call on 07859 878 599

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