Mentally Healthy Workplace Package

Are you a medium sized business looking to roll out mental health training in your workplace? Or perhaps you could group together with other small businesses to benefit from this offer. The Mentally Healthy Workplace package offers a range of different levels of training, from basic mental health awareness to fully qualified Mental Health FirstContinue reading “Mentally Healthy Workplace Package”

New MHFA course date: Huddersfield

I have just scheduled a new date for the two day Mental Health First Aid (Adult) training course. 22nd/23rd November 2017 – 3 M Buckley Innovation Centre, Firth Street, Huddersfield. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mental-health-first-aid-huddersfield-adult-2-day-course-tickets-38690401031 I am looking at Bradford for December, and maybe Rochdale in the new year. Please get in touch if you would like to registerContinue reading “New MHFA course date: Huddersfield”

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) – which course(s) are right for you?

I’ve just started scheduling courses, so thought I would write something to help people decide which course would be most suitable for their needs. MHFA England have a range of options, which is constantly being developed – other countries have other options, which hopefully we may catch up with at some point. In order toContinue reading “Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) – which course(s) are right for you?”

Making a difference – MHFA at Leeds Mencap

It dawned on me with some surprise that I’ve been an MHFA trainer for over two years now – I’ve run around 18 courses I think, in Leeds, London, Burnley. I’ve had three different co-trainers, and also run some sessions alone.¬† Varying sized groups, each one different and with its own unique discussions and lessonsContinue reading “Making a difference – MHFA at Leeds Mencap”

All things to all men

I keep saying to myself that I will do a bit of a reflective wash up after each course – to think about what I have learnt, what went well, what didn’t, what could be improved. So. Here I go. I just ran a course on the 19th & 20th August – in my workplace.Continue reading “All things to all men”

Mental Health First Aid – a massively important programme

I first heard of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) some years ago at a Mental Health and Disabilities conference in London. I picked up a flyer which showed what a particular regional organisation was doing and a little about this training they were rolling out which aimed at bringing¬†a “first aid” approach to the helpingContinue reading “Mental Health First Aid – a massively important programme”