Mental Health First Aid training for businesses, schools, and more...


Online courses now available!

We can now run the popular MHFA England courses ONLINE.
So, no matter where your people are, they can benefit from our courses.

Mental Health Aware - Adult

Half-day ONLINE course

This is the ideal introduction to mental health. In a four-hour course, we introduce key concepts of mental health in organisations. It covers: 

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma

  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues

  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining well-being

  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

This low-cost course enables many of your staff to be trained in good mental health. It is an essential start for organisations in ensuring that good mental health is a key part of the organisational culture.​

CONTACT US ON 01903 910191

Mental Health First Aid - ADULT

Two-day ONLINE course

The new online Mental Health First Aid course has been adapted from the hugely successful classroom course.

  • It's interactive and is delivered through slides, video clips, activities, discussion, and case studies, explored through individual learning activities and a series of live sessions

  • Individual learning can be done at delegates own pace, in advance of each live session on the new MHFA Online Learning Hub

  • The live sessions are led by our approved MHFA England instructor, Jo FitzGerald.

  • Everyone who completes the course gets a certificate from MHFA England to say they are a Mental Health First Aider

This premier course ensures that your organisation has fully-trained mental health first aiders, ready to assist your staff and demonstrate commitment to good mental health in YOUR organisation.

CONTACT US ON 01903 910191

Mental Health Aware - Youth

Half-day ONLINE course

This is the ideal introduction to mental health issues that affect young people and is perfect for schools, colleges, Scouts & Guides, and more. In a three-hour course we cover: 

  • Some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis

  • Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues

  • Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences

This low-cost course enables many of your staff to be trained in good mental health. It is an essential start for organisations that work with young people, ensuring that good mental health is a key part of their life.​

CONTACT US ON 01903 910191


Poor mental health is expensive for businesses, and terrible for employees

£45 billion
£9 billion
Poor mental health is increasing
£5 return for every £1 spent
32 days lost due to presenteeism
20,000 workplaces trained by MHFA

We provide a wide range of training

Online, in-house groups, individual (open courses)

The need for training in mental health is universal
But circumstances vary, so we offer both adult and youth training, and online and in-person...

Online Learning


Delivered to your employees.
Wherever they are...

We want all of our clients to be able to invest in the mental health of their staff, so we now offer training courses delivered live ONLINE by our instructors.

In-house groups

At your location
(not available during COVID-19)

Having a group of your employees together in a safe, confidential environment allows them to get a common understanding of good mental health and can provide lasting change in the organisation.
Whenever you work with Aiding Mental Health, you can trust that you’re in great hands.


Attend open courses

Sometimes, employers want to find out just how useful training in mental health can be.
So, you can ask individual staff to attend one of our open courses. Then get their feedback and see the value for your managers and employees.


Aiding Mental Health

About us

Aiding Mental Health is an MHFA England accredited provider of training courses in mental health.
Our lead instructor, Jo FitzGerald, has over 30 years experience working in education, both in the UK and abroad. She's seen, first-hand, the effects of poor mental health - with sometimes devastating consequences. 
As an MHFA England instructor, she now brings that wealth of experience and insight to the mental health courses she runs.
MHFA England is the only organisation providing accredited mental health first aid courses in England. Aiding Mental Health runs courses for adult (e.g. businesses, schools) and youth (e.g. teachers, youth organisations). These are either in-house, or open courses for individual delegates.
Get in touch today to learn more about what we have to offer.

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Delegates love our courses!


A really enjoyable course and full of useful information. I would definitely recommend this course to both professionals and non-professionals.


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At Aiding Mental Health, we help lots of people.

And right now, we're helping businesses, schools, and other organisations take care of THEIR people.

So, if you'd like to know how we can help you, don’t hesitate to reach out and we can advise you.

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