Mental health awareness and mental health first aid training for adults


Available to any school staff or adults associated with a school community including parents, guardians, carers and governors

  • an in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of a range of mental health issues
  • confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress using the mental health first aid action plan
  • enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether through self-help resources, internal support such as EAP, or external sources such as their GP
  • understanding of how to keep themselves safe while performing their duties
  • a quick reference card for the mental health first aid action plan
Service Description

LIVES delivers Mental Health First England (MHFA) following adult courses:

  • mental health awareness half day covering general overview of mental health and starting the conversation
  • adult mental health first aid – 1-day qualifying as a Mental Health First Aid Champion
  • adult mental health first aid – 2-day qualifying as a Mental Health First Aider

We can set up courses at a venue of your choice for a minimum of 6 people


The courses provided by LIVES are delivered by a qualified MHFA England Instructor awarded by Mental Health First Aid England.

  • adults will be trained with the skills and knowledge to give them the confidence to help fellow colleagues experiencing mental ill health and manage their own mental health
  • adults will be equipped with a nationally recognised mental health first aid qualification
  • adults will be more confident to talk about mental health therefore addressing stigma
  • employers will be supporting staff wellbeing, have the opportunity to begin developing a healthier workplace and contribute to their Ofsted Assessment

For more information and costs please complete booking form and a member of the team will get in touch.

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