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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid 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'.

Mental Health First Aiders have: 
  • An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support e.g. Employee Assistance programme, self-help resources or the NHS 
What to expect:
  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities
  • Course is built around the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan
  • Numbers are limited to 16 people per course 
Everyone who completes the course will receive: 
  • A Mental Health First Aid manual to refer to whenever they need it
  • A Mental Health First Aid workbook
  • An MHFA Action Plan ‘Z card’ and lanyard 
A recent study based on our own feedback from course delegates following various Mental Health First Aid courses found: 
  • 100 % of respondents rated this course as either good or very good
  • 94% average increase in knowledge and understanding of how best to support others*
  • 74% average increase in personal confidence of how best to support others*
Prices start from £2000 (up to 8 delegates) for onsite courses
Public courses are priced at £250 per delegate
To book this course, please call 0121 271 0550 or email us at info@altruistuk.com.

*114 delegates were asked to rate their ability in supporting others on a scale of 0-10 before and after the course (0 – lowest, 10 – highest)

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