About The Course

MHFA Lite is a 4 hour introductory mental health awareness course that can be delivered to up to 25 people. Because of its short duration it is not meant as a substitute for the full MHFA course (these are around 12 hours long).

Aims & Objectives

The aims and objectives of the course include:

  • Enabling participants to:
  • Gain a wider understanding, for themselves and others, of some issues surrounding mental health
  • Gain a greater understanding of how and why positive and negative mental health affects business
  • Work more effectively with people experiencing mental health problems

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the discrimination surrounding mental health problems
  • Define mental health & some mental health problems
  • Relate to people’s experiences
  • Help support people with mental health problems
  • Begin developing a business case for promoting positive mental health in the workplace
  • Look after their own mental health

The course also introduces ALGEE – a unique memory tool for conducting mental health first aid.

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance and a manual with further information and resources.

The course is delivered by Approved MHFA Instructors who have completed a seven day programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health.

The emphasis of the course is on learning through experience.

There will be discussion and inter-active practical exercises throughout the training.

Who should attend?

The course is for anyone who may come into contact with a person with a mental health difficulty, including stress, either in their workplace or life outside of work.

How do I make a booking?

Check for our current courses in the sidebar. If we don’t have a course near you, either call us on 01482 240134, or email [email protected]