MHFA Champions - Line Managers
The one-day mental health awareness and skills course qualifies participants as a Mental Health First Aid Champion.
The course provides an understanding of:
Mental Health First Aid
Mental health and stress in the workplace
Stigma and discrimination
Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
Early warning signs of mental ill health
Alcohol, drugs and mental health
The course is taught in small groups (a maximum of 16) so that attendees feel safe and supported while they learn.
Learning takes place through a mixture of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities. On completion of the course attendees receive:
A manual to refer to whenever you need it
A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health
A certificate of attendance to say you are an MHFA Champion
A copy of the Line Managers' Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health