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Mental Health First Aid Training

With 1 in 4 people living at any one time with a diagnosable mental health condition in the UK, it’s never been more important for people to be able to support employees, loved ones and people in the community.

As a passionate advocate for good mental health, I trained to be an accredited Instructor Member with Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England.  I am proud to be part of an organisation that puts wellbeing at the heart of everything it does. MHFA training doesn’t stop when the course comes to an end. This is why their new MHFA course is their best yet.

Be supported all the way 

Mental Health First Aiders (MHFAiders®) are crucial in supporting their
communities – but they need support, too. Train with Be Positive as an MHFAider® and receive three years of support and benefits.

As an MHFAider® you’ll have the most up-to-date information on mental health. Alongside the best evidence-based MHFA training, MHFAiders® are also provided with three-year access to ongoing learning and support through the MHFAider Support App®.

The app gives you 24/7 digital support, access to exclusive resources, ongoing learning opportunities, and the benefit of joining England’s largest community of trained MHFAiders®.

Benefits of Mental Health First Aid

MHFAider® training:

  • Reduces stigma around mental ill health
  • Gives you increased confidence to have a supportive conversation about mental health
  • Promotes equity and understanding around mental health from different perspectives
  • Helps to build supportive communities and promotes open conversations about mental health
  • Encourages self-care, giving you the tools to look after your own and others’ mental health
  • Promotes early intervention and recovery, which can prevent an individual’s mental health deteriorating

Create a healthier and happier workplace

The course proves incredibly beneficial across an organisation by providing solid practical advice to help employers and employees. Let us train your team so that staff can help:

  • Recognise those that may be experiencing poor mental health and provide them with first-level support and early intervention
  • Encourage a person to identify and access sources of professional help and other supports
  • Practise active listening and empathy
  • Have a conversation with improved mental health literacy around language and stigma
  • Discuss the role in depth, including boundaries and confidentiality
  • Practise self-care

As an MHFAider® they will be confident to perform the role effectively, long after initial certification.

To find out about our MHFAider® training get in touch.

Online Adult MHFAider® Courses for 2023

Daytime

Four sessions in total: 20 February to 23 February 2023, all 09:00 – 13:00.

Book here

Our purpose at Be Positive is to make it easy for employers to support their people and build stronger businesses. We would love to hear from you so get in touch.