Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Training

Why Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Training?


Mental ill-health is responsible for 91 million working days lost every year.  Stress, anxiety and depression are the biggest causes of sickness absence in the UK.  Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England training helps to create a safe, healthy workplace where employees' mental health and physical health are valued equally. ​​

Benefits of training


Training equips people with the tools to spot the signs and symptoms of common mental health conditions. It encourages staff to care for their own mental health and that of their colleagues and access timely professional support and resources.  Training also reduces stigma and absenteeism and increases productivity.

Independent research and evaluation show that Mental Health First Aid England courses:

  • raise awareness and mental health literacy

  • reduce stigma around mental ill-health

  • boost knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues

  • encourage people to start a conversation with a person who may be experiencing a mental health issue

  • promote early intervention which enables recovery

Online training options

Currently, all training is held online. MHFA England has adapted the content of the half-day and 2-day Adult MHFA courses for online delivery.  


There are two online training options available as followings: 

Adult MHFA England 2 Day Mental Health First Aid - online

Adult MHFA England Half Day Aware - online

Sessions are designed to benefit employees, line managers, HR professionals, OH professionals and senior leaders alike. MHFA training is evidence-based and taught in over 25 countries across all sectors. 

Face to face training is expected to resume later in the year (government guidelines permitting).  Face to face courses are held in Clapham and Croydon, South London and London Bridge, central London at the following locations: 

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Training - London Bridge (Central London)

The Psychosynthesis Trust
92-94 Tooley Street
London SE1 2TH

(a few minutes' walk from London Bridge Stations)

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Training - Clapham (South London)

London Connected Learning Centre (Clapham)
Rectory Grove, London, SW4 0EL
(Walking distance from station: Clapham Common - 7 mins, Clapham North and

Clapham High St - 14 mins, Wandsworth Road - 9 mins, Stockwell - 22 mins)

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Training - Croydon (South London)

Sussex Innovation Centre

12-16 Addiscombe Road

Croydon.  CRO 0XT

(opposite East Croydon Station)

New dates to be added shortly.

Upcoming Training
Online - Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Two Day
Online and blended learning.