Mental health first aid for the workplace

Mind Mental Health First Aid Training

Why your workplace needs mind mental health training

Adult mental health issues in the workplace are continuing to grow due to a number of factors. In fact, one in six workers is experiencing a mind or mental health issue such as depression, anxiety or stress. Mental health first aid training courses offer employees an in-depth understanding of mental health and wellbeing. They provide mental health first aiders the key information, confidence and practical skills to spot the early signs of a mental health problem, as well as the enhanced interpersonal skills that help first aiders offer their support in the workplace.


Mental ill-health costs UK employers between £42 – £45 billion each year, but having a qualified in-house mental health first aider can aid early intervention, improving the mental wellbeing of your staff and reducing these losses. Equally, mental positivity in the workplace can improve productivity.

How we can help

Great Minds At Work delivers a range of accredited Mind and Mental Health First Aid/MHFA training courses. The aim of our MHFA courses is to empower your workforce with the necessary practical skills and self-help resources to look after their wellbeing and develop a positive mental health culture in the workplace. Our MHFA courses also allow learners to gain a stronger understanding of mental health distress and teach the interpersonal skills necessary to offer a person in distress enhanced and comprehensive support.


These skills can help reduce common mental health issues within your organisation and create a mentally healthy culture for you and your employees. We offer help to recognise the signs of mental health problems, as well as all the basics of mental health and the factors that can affect it. We also provide a wealth of handy resources to boost each learner’s awareness.

Accredited Mental Health First Aid England

Mental Health First Aid England is the national licensed organisation for MHFA training. When becoming a mental health first aider, it is important to gain knowledge and advice from the highest level of trainers. That’s why, at Great Minds at work, we only employ instructors approved by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England.

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