Mental Health First Aid: Adult First Aid

This one-day First Aid Awards course equips learners to recognise a range of mental health conditions, how to start a supportive conversation and when/how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help.

Course numbers are limited to ensure that you can be safe and supported whilst you learn. The minimum age to complete the course is 14.

Learning takes place in two manageable sessions through a mixture of group activities, presentations and discussions. Each session is built around a 'CARE' action plan, accompanied by course workbook.


Course Outcomes:

  • Know what Mental Health is
  • Why people develop Mental Health conditions
  • Role of the Mental Health First Aider
  • Providing advice and practical support for a person presenting a Mental Health condition
  • Recognising and managing stress
  • Identifying signs and symptoms of:
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Psychosis
    • Eating Disorders
    • Suicide
    • Self Harm
  • Understand impact of alcohol and drug abuse on Mental Health
  • 'CARE' Mental Health action plan
  • Implementing positive Mental Health cultures in the workplace

First Aid Awards Course Overview


Course Costs:

  • £150 per person
  • £1000 per group (10 maximum)
  • £1300 per group (11-16)


Call 0800 98 87 321 to discuss your Mental Health and physical First Aid services training and course requirements. We are happy to help and advise.