Mental Health First Aid Training Courses

Youth Mental Health First Aider – 2 day training

Completing our two day course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider and you will gain:

  • An in depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate
  • Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive
  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing

What you will receive

Everyone who completes the course receives:

  • A Youth MHFA manual to refer to whenever they need it
  • A workbook including some helpful tools to support your own mental health
  • A certificate of attendance to say they are a Youth Mental Health First Aider.

To book your place, please email [email protected] or contact Laura Leeder on 01473 550472