Mental Health First Aid training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a nationally accredited training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.

This course is being delivered by trainers from the Methodist Church Great Britain who are accredited Instructor Members approved by MHFA England to deliver Mental Health First Aid courses

This is a practical skills and awareness course designed to give you: A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own; 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-judgmental listening; Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to appropriate support

For more information visit MHFA England.

MHFA Tutors

Becca Byass

Brec Seaton

Carla Quenet

James Devenish

Kristie Hall

Ruth Jeffries

Sharon Rowe

Steve Mann

Upcoming courses

Upcoming courses can be found here

Youth Mental Health First Aid

James Devenish  and Lynne Norman  deliver Youth Mental Health First Aid training course online three times a year. You can see upcoming dates and book a place here.

You may also be able to access Higher Education Mental Health First Aid training through Cliff College. To enquire about availability, please email George Dixon-Gough