Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

This two-day course qualifies delegates as adult mental health first aiders. Delegates will get a deep understanding of what mental health is and what factors can affect wellbeing. The course teaches delegates practical skills to spot the signs of mental illness and gives them the confidence to step in and support a person who needs assistance.

This MHFA (Wales) course is a national training programme for Wales which is licensed and developed by Training in Mind.


Who is it for:

Attendees of the course should be aged over 18. This course is suitable for those who want to gain the necessary skills to have a non-judgmental conversation, recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues in adults and effectively guide a person towards the right support.

What you will learn:

  • Why Mental Health First Aid?                        
  • What is depression?                                      
  • What is mental health?                                  
  • Impact of mental health issues                    
  • Stigma and discrimination                            
  • The Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Symptoms of depression
  • Rick factors for depression
  • Suicide figures
  • Substance use
  • First aid to assist a suicidal crisis
  • Non-judgmental listening skills
  • First aid for depression
  • Treatment and resources for depression
  • Self-care
  • What is an anxiety disorder?
  • First aid for anxiety disorders
  • Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
  • Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders
  • Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
  • Non suicidal self-injury
  • What is a psychosis?
  • Risk factors for psychosis
  • Alcohol, drugs and psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Treatment and resources for psychosis
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Warning signs of developing psychosis
  • Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
  • Recovery and building resources
  • Action planning for using MHFA


This course is not assessed.


All delegates will be issued with a Adult Mental Health First Aid certificate awarded by Training In Mind. The certificate is valid for 3 years. 

Please contact or 01656 767045


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MHM Wales offers a number of bespoke training courses available.

Our qualified trainer can offer the following courses:

  • Mental Health First aid for Adults
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Self Harm
  • Mental Health Awareness

For more information, please contact us on or 01656 767045.

'Resilience Skills'

- Starting the 23rd of April & 7th of May 2024 -

A free three week course open to all. No previous experience is needed and there are no formal entry requirments to access the training course

This Agored Cymru course will help you:

  • Understand why resilience skills are important to health and wellbeing
  • increase your owen resilience
  • Create a postive outlook on life

For more information, please contact us on or 01656 767045.

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