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Mental Health First Aid - Higher Education

Mental Health First Aid - Higher Education

Mental Health First Aid - Higher Education

Redmonds Building, Room 227 view map & directions

09:00 - 17:00

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MHFA England offer an intensive Higher Education mental health awareness and skills course.  This was created in consultation with leading student mental health charity Student Minds. It was piloted in 16 universities and evaluated by the University of Chester.

This one day course qualifies you as a Higher Education MHFA Champion. It is designed to give you:

  • A deeper understanding of the issues that relate to student and staff mental health
  • Skills to spot early signs of mental ill health
  • Confidence to signpost someone to support – whether that’s through self-help resources, university counselling services, the NHS, or a mix
  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness

What to expect

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. 

When you complete the course you will get:

  • A Higher Education MHFA manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health
  • A certificate of attendance to say you are a Higher Education MHFA Champion

For further information about this course contact: Sile MacRaghnaill (0151) 231 3579

Course Cost: £40.00