Mental Health First Aid Adult Champion

Mental Health First Aid Adult Champion (Virtual delivery)

MHFA Champions have:

  • Knowledge and confidence to provide Mental Health First Aid for the most common mental health issues

  • An understanding of how to help build a mentally healthy workplace, challenge stigma and support positive wellbeing

Topics covered:

  • About mental health and stress in the workplace

  • Stigma and discrimination

  • Depression

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)

  • Early warning signs of mental ill health

  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis

  • Suicide

  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally

  • Action 3: Give support and information

  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help

  • Action 5: Encourage other supports

  • Recovery

  • Building a mentally healthy workplace

  • Action planning for using MHFA


  • Flexible learning experience either face-to-face or via online video conferencing

  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities

  • We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn


Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A certificate of attendance to say they are an MHFA Champion

  • A manual to refer to whenever they need it

  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health

Click the link below to register:

You will be required to provide a delivery address for the learning materials to be shipped to. You will need to have a working microphone and camera on the day. This is an interactive course and requires full participation from group. If you are accessing a funded Tower Hamlets staff place, a £20 deposit is applicable when booking, this is refunded following attendance. The standard cost of the this course is £200