Mental Health Aware (0.5 Day) – Online (Live)

mental health awareness course

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MHFA Accredited

Why should I become Mental Health Aware?

This half-day MFHA England course qualifies learners as Mental Health Aware. The aim of this course is to raise awareness, tackle stigma and empower people to access mental health initiatives and support. One of the ways to improve the mental health culture of an organisation is to ensure everyone has a good understanding of what mental health is, what they should look out for and how they can get help should they need it.

Who is this course for?

Organisations who choose this course, benefit from an increased general understanding of how mental health can affect the workplace and the role they play in the organisations’ mental health culture, leading to decreased stigma and a more proactive workforce. Organisations who also train MHFAiders®, or Champions often see the most widespread positive outcomes.

Delegates will learn to:

  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma.
  • An understanding of common mental health issues.
  • An introduction to looking after their own mental health and maintaining wellbeing.

Everyone who completes the course will get:

  • A certificate of attendance
  • Tools to take care of their own mental health as a manager and empower their teams
  • A digital workbook to use during the course
  • Digital support resources to help embed ongoing learning and development
mental health awareness course

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Course Structure

This course can be completed both online or face-to-face and involves taking part in a 4-hour session.

Online courses – Click here to see available dates.

Face-to-face courses – Contact us directly to arrange your face-to-face course.

This comprehensive course offers an in-depth exploration of mental health, providing insights into its fundamental aspects, the continuum of mental well-being, and the various factors that influence it, including societal stigma and stress management. Participants will learn how to recognize signs of distress and understand significant mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, psychosis, eating disorders, and the critical issues of suicide and self-harm. The course emphasizes recovery and practical approaches to initiating supportive conversations through the “Take 10 Together” initiative. It also focuses on how to support mental health in workplace environments, integrating useful statistics and resources to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively assist others in maintaining or improving their mental health.

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Do you deliver this training in person?

Yes. Our instructors deliver this training across the country. If you would like us to come to your workplace and deliver the course in person, please contact us directly via email or phone.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes around 4 hours to complete. Typically courses run from 9:00am till 1:00pm. However, different timings can be arranged for private course. Contact us for private courses.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Providing that you complete the session of the course, the instructor will sign you off and you will receive your certificate. For online courses you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate.

How long does the certificate last?

The course needs to be refreshed every 3 years to stay in date.

What are the benefits of completing this course online?

Completing the course online allows you to study from anywhere as long as you have an internet signal. It also allows you to study with people from all over the country with a huge range of backgrounds and experiences.

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