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Why become a Champion?

  • Mental health problems are common - In England, 1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health problem (such as anxiety and depression) in any given week. (Mind, 2016)

  • Reduce suicide rates - Suicide is the most common cause of death for men aged 20-49 years in England and Wales. (Deaths registered in England and Wales, 2015).

  • Cut costs in your workplace - The cost of replacing staff who leave their jobs due to mental health each year is £3.1 billion. (Centre for Mental Health, 2017)

Course Overview

This one day mental health awareness and skills course qualifies you as an Adult MHFA Champion.

MHFA Champions have an understanding of common mental health issues, knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness, ability to spot signs of mental ill health and skills to support positive wellbeing. 


Upon completion of the course you will receive a certificate of attendance and an MHFA manual to refer to.


The session is delivered through a mix of group activities, presentation and discussion. 

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Course Content

  • About Mental Health First Aid

  • MHFA and stress in the workplace  

  • Stigma and discrimination 

  • Depression 

  • Anxiety disorders 

  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis) 

  • Suicide

  • Early warning signs of mental ill health

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan:

  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis

  • 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 and action planning for using MHFA

Guide Pricing

The following are guide prices only. 

This course can be tailored to specific requirements and the location of courses can vary therefore prices may fluctuate.


Please enquire for a customised quote or to book for individuals and small groups. Please note, open courses can only be run if the minimum delegate requirement is met.

In-House Training:

Classroom Course Price £2324

This is a cost-effective way of training between 5 and 16 people in your own venue.


  • Course delivery

  • Trainer fee

  • Training resources & materials

  • Up to 16 spaces

  • Certificates of attendance

  • Flexible course dates

Open Course Price: £169 pp


  • Course delivery

  • Trainer fee

  • Training resources & materials

  • Venue

  • Lunch & refreshments

  • Certificates of attendance

We regularly run training courses across the South East, please check public courses for upcoming courses.


Adult MHFA Champion: One Day

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