Mental Health Focus

We are accredited by Mental Health First Aid England to provide Mental Health First Aid Training. Find out how we can help you to look out for the mental health of your employees and nurture the overall health and happiness of your team!

Who are Mental Health First Aid England?

Mental Health First Aid's vision is to normalise society’s attitudes and behaviours around mental health, by developing the skills we need to look after our own and others’ wellbeing. They are on a mission to train one in ten of the population in England in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) skills – because we all have mental health. 

Mental Health First Aid Training

MHFA England is the only provider of licensed Mental Health First Aid Instructor Training in England. We are trained by Mental Health First Aid England provide training to enable people to care for themselves and others, by developing the skills to look after their own and others’ wellbeing. By reducing stigma through understanding, we hope to break down barriers to the support that people may need to stay well, recover, or manage their symptoms – to thrive in learning, work and life.

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Why is Mental Health First Aid Training important?

We all know that wellbeing is good for business and that healthy people are happier, more engaged and more productive. In the modern workplace, stress, anxiety and depression are the biggest cause of sickness absence in our society. Mental ill health is responsible for 91 million working days lost every year.

Mental ill health costs UK employers £34.9 billion each year

Business costs of mental ill health graphic: £21.2 billion in reduced productivity, £10.6 billion in sickness absence, £3.1 billion in staff turnover

Training for your organisation

If you are reading this you are already thinking about how to improve the mental health of your organisation. We are here to support you on the journey. Healthy people are happier, more engaged and more productive.  

An Advocacy Focus, MHFA England trained instructor can offer training in your workplace. The MHFA educational course we deliver teaches people how to identify, understand and help a person who may be developing a mental health issue.

In the same way as we learn physical first aid, Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to recognise those crucial warning signs of mental ill health and take a proactive and preventative approach to employee wellbeing.

Get in touch to finds out more about our training programme:

Mental Health First Aid starts with you