Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

This two-day course qualifies delegates as adult mental health first aiders. Delegates will get a deep understanding of what mental health is and what factors can affect wellbeing. The course teaches delegates practical skills to spot the signs of mental illness and gives them the confidence to step in and support a person who needs assistance.

This MHFA (Wales) course is a national training programme for Wales which is licensed and developed by Mental Health First Aid Wales. 


Who is it for:

Attendees of the course should be aged over 18. This course is suitable for those who want to gain the necessary skills to have a non-judgemental conversation, recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues in adults and effectively guide a person towards the right support.

What you will learn:

  • Why Mental Health First Aid?                        
  • What is depression?                                      
  • What is mental health?                                  
  • Impact of mental health issues                    
  • Stigma and discrimination                            
  • The Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Symptoms of depression
  • Rick factors for depression
  • Suicide figures
  • Substance use
  • First aid to assist a suicidal crisis
  • Non-judgmental listening skills
  • First aid for depression
  • Treatment and resources for depression
  • Self-care
  • What is an anxiety disorder?
  • First aid for anxiety disorders
  • Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
  • Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders
  • Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
  • Non suicidal self-injury
  • What is a psychosis?
  • Risk factors for psychosis
  • Alcohol, drugs and psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Treatment and resources for psychosis
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Warning signs of developing psychosis
  • Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
  • Recovery and building resources
  • Action planning for using MHFA


This course is not assessed.


All delegates will be issued with a Adult Mental Health First Aid certificate awarded by Mental Health First Aid Wales. The certificate is valid for 3 years. 

Please contact or 01656 767045


Please visit Mental Health First Aid Wales for more information by clicking on the above logo

MHM Wales offers a number of bespoke training courses available.

Our qualified trainer can offer the following courses:

  • Mental Health First aid for Adults
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Self Harm
  • Mental Health Awareness

For more information, please contact us on or 01656 767045.

'Emotional Intelligence'

- Tuesdays, 17th, 24th of September & 1st, 8th of October 2024  -

- 10:00am to 12:30pm -

'The ability to understand and manage your own emotions and those of the people around you'

This Agored Cymru course will help you:

  • Understand emotions and their effects on yourself and others.
  • Know what is meant by emotional intelligence and why it is important for health and wellbeing.
  • Improve your won emotional intelligence.

For more information, please contact us on

Email: or Telephone: 01656 767045.

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