2 Day Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

Join Mid Kent Mind for a comprehensive, 2 day course delivered by accredited, mental health experts. The interactive sessions will give you the skills you need to support the young people in your world who may be experiencing a mental health problem. 

This course will give you:

  • An in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing

  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues 

  • Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress

  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening 

  • Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate

  • Ability to support a young person with a long-term mental health issue or disability to thrive

  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing 

This course provides plenty of resources which you can take away with you, including:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are a Youth MHFAider®

  • A Youth MHFAider® manual to refer to whenever you need it

  • A workbook including some helpful tools to support your own mental health

Taking place over two-days, you will learn more about the prevalence of mental ill health in young people, and the risk factors associated with it. Sessions provide attendees a chance to learn more about anxiety, depression, self-harm, eating disorders and other common mental health problems.

The next training course will be taking place here at Macknade on 17th & 18th January please visit Mid Kent Mind here to register your interest.

MHFA England value this course at £300 per person, however Mid Kent Mind are pleased to be able to offer places at the reduced price of £75 per person. This cost includes all course materials.