Mental Health First Aid

Why attend the Adult Mental Health First Aid Wales course?

The AMHFA (Wales) course teaches adults how to provide Mental Health First Aid to friends, families and co-workers. The course is split into 4 parts with a mixture of E-learning and Instructor led webinars, each session will last approx. 3hrs.

Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem, or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until the appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

What will I learn?

As a participant, you will gain improved knowledge of mental illnesses and their interventions, knowledge of appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in helping individuals experiencing a mental health problem.

Course Information

E-learning: (These will need to be completed a week prior to first webinar)

  • Module 1 Introduction to Mental Health
  • Module 2 Depression
  • Module 3 Anxiety

Webinar 1: 4th February 2023 9.30am-12.30pm

  • Revision of Modules 1-3
  • Role of The Mental Health First Aider
  • Application of The MHFA Action Plan
  • Self-care for the Mental Health First Aider
    (You will not be able to access Modules 4 & 5 until you have completed Webinar 1 with your Instructor)

E-learning: (These will need to be completed a week prior to second webinar)

  • Module 4 Psychosis
  • Module 5 Substance Use

Webinar 2: 11th February 2023 9.30am-12.30pm

  • Revision of Modules 4 & 5
  • Stigma and Judgements
  • Application of The MHFA Action Plan

Registering your interest

Please note that spaces on this course are limited. To secure your space, please complete the form below;

This information will be used to create an account on the AMHFA (Wales) website in order to access the course and e-learning materials.

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    If you have any questions regarding this course, it’s content or schedule, please contact Lisa Michael.