Mental Health First Aid (Adult)

Training Date: 12 February 2021

Hosted by YMCA Liverpool | Friday 12, 19 and 26 February 2021 | online

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the mental health equivalent of physical first aid.

This online course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider, giving you:

  • 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 – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

This course covers:

Mental Health First Aid, mental health, depression and suicidal crisis. Anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders, self harm, psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Research and evaluation shows that taking part if a Mental Health First Aid course:

  • Raises awareness and mental health literacy
  • Reduces stigma around mental ill health
  • Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues
  • Promotes early intervention which enables recovery


£169.99 per person (recommended price is £300)

This is a virtual course and learning takes place through four live training sessions, spread across two weeks, with self-learning activities in between.

Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate and FREE resources including the Adult Mental Health First Aid Manual, workbook and z card – to keep and refer to whenever you need them.

To book contact:

Emma Carruthers on 0151 600 3530 or

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