Youth Mental Health First Aid

This training will help you develop your understanding of mental health and give you the confidence you need to support a young person who might be experiencing poor mental health

nasen is an Instructor Member of MHFA England (Mental Health First Aid). Having undertaken training accredited by the Royal Society for Public nasen is able to offer the following courses:

  • Youth Mental Health Aware half day course
  • Youth MHFA One Day course
  • Youth MHFA Two Day course


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Youth Mental Health Aware Half Day course

Being Youth Mental Health Aware you will be able to:

  • Define mental health and emotional wellbeing
  • Relate to young people’s experiences
  • Recognise some signs of mental health distress
  • Start a supportive conversation about mental ill health
  • Practise self-care
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Youth Mental Health One Day course

Youth Mental Health First Aid Champions have:

  • An understanding of common mental health issues and how they affect young people
  • Ability to recognise signs of mental ill health in young people and guide them to a place of support
  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
  • Skills to support positive wellbeing

Youth Mental Health Two Day course

Youth Mental Health First Aiders have:

  • An understanding of young people's mental health and factors that affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support
  • Ability to support a young person with a long-term mental health issue or disability to thrive
  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing

Commissioning one of our MHFA courses for your setting

If you are interested in commissioning one of our three MHFA courses for your setting or group of settings, please contact us. 

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Interested in our Youth Mental Health First Aid Training?

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