Mental Health First Aid Champion - MHFA England

MHFA Champion


This one day course trains you as an MHFA Champion, giving you:

  • An understanding of common mental health issues
  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health
  • Skills to support positive wellbeing


On completion of this course, you will receive:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are an MHFA Champion
  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

Course Plan

Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

Session 1

  • About Mental Health First Aid
  • About mental health and stress in the workplace
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
  • Early warning signs of mental ill health
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health

Session 2

  • Suicide
  • 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-judgementally
    • 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
  • Action planning for using MHFA


This course requires a minimum of 8 participants to run, and has a maximum capacity of 16 participants.


Third Sector, Education & Community Organisations

Statutory and Business

Per Person £125 £175
Group Rate (12-16 participants) £1360 £2000

In addition, charges are added for Instructors’ travel expenses, accommodation and refreshments if outside West Essex, and any venue hire costs incurred.

More Information

This course is available face to face, or virtually on the MHFA England Online Learning Hub.

To find out more about this course or to enquire about booking, please complete the form below:

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