- For Teams

Mental Health First Aid Training

The importance of your organisation to embrace the need for and value of emotionally and mentally healthy employees is clear.

Now more than ever before, employees' mental health is rightfully being viewed as an organisational imperative rather than a 'flavour of the month'.

The Mental Health First Aid training courses Summit offers you are:-

  1. Approved by MHFA England.

  2. Facilitated by Certified Mental Health First Aid trainers.

  3. Designed to provide learners with meaningful learning (not just 'information').

Learn Mental Health First Aid in person or online with our certified mental health first aid team.
- Course Outline

How do we benefit from mental health first aid training?

Some of the many benefits of your employees becoming Certified Mental Health First Aid Practitioners include...

An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing

Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues

Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress

Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support

Develop credible in-house capability to support employees' mental health

Achieve an internationally recognised standard in mental health support

Remove the guesswork from how to support mental health and well-being

Boost employee engagement through proactive employee support

- Course Curriculum

MODULE 1 - what is mental health?

Introduction to the Mental Health First Aid Model.

What is Mental Health First Aid?

The Mental Health First Aid Action Plan

What actually is Mental Health?

Understanding Frames of Reference

The impact of mental health

The Mental Health Continuum

- Course Curriculum

MODULE 2 - Depression & suicide

This Module explores:-

What is Depression?

Risk factors of Depression

Mental Health First Aid for Depression

Introduction to Suicide

Non-judgemental listening with Empathy

Stigma surrounding mental health

- Course Curriculum

MODULE 3 - Anxiety

Module 3 explores:-

Recap learning on Depression

The prevalance of suicide

What is Anxiety?

Suicide, substance abuse and dual diagnosis

MHFA for dealing with Anxiety

Analysis of suicidal thoughts and feelings

Understanding the risk factors of suicide

Exploration of the MHFA action plan

MHFA for eating disorders & self harm

Understanding personality disorders

- Course Curriculum

MODULE 4 - panic & crisis management

Module 4 explores:-

How to support during a panic attack

Exploration of Crisis first aid

Non-judgemental listening (practice)

Case study exploration

The role of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Applying MHFA to a crisis situation

- Course Curriculum

MODULE 5 - specific conditions

Module 5 explores:-

What are psychosis & bipolar disorder?

Risk factors for psychosis & bipolar disorder

Exploration of scizophrenia

MHFA for psychosis & bipolar disorder

MHFA for scizophrenia

Helpful and unhelpful responses

- takeaways


Certification as a Mental Health First Aider

A comprehensive Course Manual

An understanding of Mental Health First Aid

Learning with a Certified MHFA Trainer

- Want to know more?


Simply fill out the contact form to get the ball rolling.

Once we’ve received your enquiry, we’ll get back to you as soon as possible (usually within two hours).

When we know more about what you'd like from our training course, we’ll send you a more detailed proposal, including costs.

Postal address

Summit Consulting and Training Ltd

33 Harrison Road, Halifax


Phone number
T: 0845 052 3701


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