What is the Adult Mental Health Aware course?

Now is the time to join a community of over half a million people trained in MHFA England knowledge and skills. 

MHFA England is a community interest company working to increase mental health awareness and skills across society. Their courses are designed to empower people to support their own mental health and that of the people they connect with in life.

Our Mental Health Aware course provides an introduction to mental health and the factors that can affect people's wellbeing. Our online half day course is an introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health. It is designed to give you:

  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma.

  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues.

  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing.

  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue.

The Cost

We value this course at a cost of £50 per person.


  • This is a half day course delivered via online video conferencing

  • We limit numbers to 12 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.


We currently do not have any training dates available. We will update this page when a new date has been confirmed.

What to expect

Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities. We limit numbers to 12 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.  

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • An electronic 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 Mental Health Aware.

Course Structure

We will cover the following aspects of mental health awareness:

What is mental health? Stress and stress management Supporting mental health in the workplace
Mental Health Continuum Spotting signs of distress Useful statistics
Factors which affect mental health Mental health conditions: Helpful resources
Stigma Recovery

Contact Information

For further details please email [email protected]

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