Mental Health First Aid: Youth First Aider

This two-day Mental Health First Aid England course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider. Course numbers are limited to ensure that you can be safe and supported whilst you learn. Permission is required from Parents/Carers if the delegate is under the age of 16.

Learning takes place in four manageable sessions through a mixture of group activities, presentations and discussions. Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan, accompanied by a comprehensive set of resources inside your own personal manual.


Course Content:

  • Risk factors for MHFA
  • Protective factors for MHFA
  • Preventing Mental Health issues
  • MHFA Action Plan (ALGEE)
  • Depression and Anxiety: signs & symptoms, risk factors, ALGEE
  • Suicide and Psychosis: risk factors & warning signs, types of psychotic disorders, first aid for acute psychosis
  • Self Harm and Eating Disorders: signs & symptoms, risk factors, types of esting disorders

MHFA England Course Overview


Course Costs:

  • £250 per person
  • £1500 per group (10 maximum)
  • £ 2100 per group (11-16)


Call 0800 98 87 321 to discuss your Mental Health and Physical first aid services training and course requirements. We are happy to help and advise.