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Youth Mental Health First: One Day Course

Course Title:
Youth Mental Health First: One Day Course
Course Code:
YMHFA (One day)

Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses are for everyone who works with, lives with or supports young people aged 8-18. They will teach you the skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person, offer first aid and guide them towards the support they need. In doing so, you can speed up a young person’s recovery and stop a mental health issue from getting worse.

The courses won't teach you to be a therapist, but will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis - and even potentially stop a crisis from happening.

But more than that, we aim to give you the information and skills to look after your own mental health so that you can set an example for young people. By giving you the tools to have these conversations, we hope to empower you to create a mentally healthy, supportive environment in your family, school, peer group or community.

  Scheduled Dates For Course:
Course DateEnd Date of RegistrationTimeVenue
23/06/2020 16/06/2020 09:00-17:00 Richard Mayo Centre, Eden St, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1HZ
24/09/2020 17/09/2020 09:00-17:00 York House, Richmond, Road, Twickenham, TW1 3AA
Course Duration:
1 Day
  Delivered By:
  Aimed At:

 Multi Agency

  Learning Outcomes:

This one day course qualifies you as a Youth MHFA Champion, giving you:

  • An understanding of common mental health issues and how they can affect young people
  • Ability to spot 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
  Minimum Requirements:


  Reading Material:
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