Mental Health First Aid Training

Mind in Bexley are delivering a two day accredited Adult Mental Health First Aid course at a reduced cost!

Hear from Laura Burke our MHFA trainer about what you will gain from the Adult Mental Health First Aid course.

This two day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider, giving you:

  • 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
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or Mind services

Who should attend this course?

This course is suitable for those who want to gain the necessary skills to have a non-judgemental conversation, recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues and effectively guide a person towards the right support.

Please be aware that this course refers to employees in the workplace and covers subjects that some people may find distressing, including suicide and self-harm. If an attendee feels overwhelmed they can leave the course at any time.

If you feel in advance that this subject may be too distressing for the attendee please do not book them on without first asking them whether they would feel comfortable attending.

If the attendee is unsure whether mental health first aid is right for them, please encourage them to contact us to discuss their concerns.


  • Two day online course across four manageable sessions
  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities
  • Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • 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 will get:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are a Mental Health First Aider
  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

MHFA training booking:

These are the training dates scheduled for 2024:

28th & 29th May 2024

4th & 5th November 2024

Please email: to register interest.

Alternatively, you can book a training course specifically for your company/workplace as additional dates are available.

Cost: £200 per person with discount available for group bookings. Sessions are currently available online but can also be delivered face-to-face to individual workplaces on request.

MHFA Training feedback

“Fantastic course and will look at booking this again for more of my colleagues.”

“Laura was a great instructor. She was extremely attentive and explained everything in such a sensitive manner, but also gave opportunities for more light hearted discussions to help us during the course”

“I think this course is amazing and so enlightening. It lifts so many myths and fears I had about mental health. I really think that everyone should do an age appropriate version of this course from early on in school and keep repeating it as they get older with more in-depth information. If I’d been equipped with this knowledge earlier on it would’ve made a huge difference to how I handled certain situations. Thank you.”