Mental Health First Aid Course Birmingham (MHFA) September 2019

Our next public 2 day Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course will be taking place on Monday 23rd & Tuesday 24th September 2019 in central Birmingham.

To register your interest, please email admin@altruistuk.com, stating your name, role and organisation or contact us here.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a 2 day in depth mental health awareness course, approved by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH). On completion of this training, candidates are certified as ‘Mental Health First Aiders'.

Day 1: Monday 23rd September 2019

Day 2: Tuesday 24th September 2019

Time: 9:15am - 4:00pm each day

Location: iCentrum, 6 Holt Street, Birmingham, B7 4BP (Parking available onsite)

Lunch and Refreshments: Will be provided on both days

Cost: £275 + VAT per delegate

Further details will be sent once places have been confirmed.

The course will teach participants to:

  • Spot the early signs of stress and mental health problems
  • Prevent mental health problems from getting worse
  • Feel confident in helping someone experiencing a problem in the first instance
  • Guide someone towards the right support
  • Create an open forum where stress and mental well-being problems can be discussed

'The course was delivered at a nice informal pace. There was enough time for questions and discussion and the trainer made herself available for private questions too. I would recommend this course to anyone. After all, we all know people experiencing some form of mental ill health.' Catherine Ince, Health, Safety and Wellbeing Advisor, West Midlands Fire Service

To register your interest, please email admin@altruistuk.com, stating your name, role and organisation or contact us here.

Katie attended the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy where she set up Altruist in 2013. Since then, Katie has won various awards including Birmingham Mail's Young Achiever of the Year 2017, New Entrepreneurs Foundation 'Future Face of Business' and Entrepreneurial Spark's 'Most Accelerated Business'. She has also been a finalist in nine other award categories and in 2014, Katie was invited to attend the prestigious 'Women of the Year Lunch' in honour of her work raising awareness and reducing the stigma attached to mental health.

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