The Grey Dog Trust provides free training for schools and not for profit youth groups (there is a charge of £20 per person for manuals and workbooks).
We also provide subsidised training for Universities, inpatient units, children's homes and other youth organisations.
This one day course qualifies you as a Youth MHFA Champion, giving you:
This two day course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider, giving you:
An intensive Higher Education mental health awareness and skills course was created in consultation with leading student mental health charity Student Minds. It was piloted in 16 universities and evaluated by the University of Chester.
This one day course qualifies people as Higher Education MHFA Champions, giving them:
"Thoroughly enjoyed the course and very interactive"
"Fantastic course and delivery. Thank you."
"It was interesting to learn more about psychosis and it was explained well"
"A very inspiring course which was delivered well. Hard hitting, in a way that made it both real and relatable."
"I have come away from this course feeling more confident and aware of mental health. This is now going to help me in my job to support children and recognise signs of mental health.
"Very well taught and instructors very good"
"Useful and Insightful discussions that enhanced my previous knowledge"
"Learnt a lot"
"Really good course. It has increased my understanding of mental health"
"Excellent course , was worth giving up the weekend for. Great delivery by instructors."
"Excellent course . Very well delivered"
"Very valuable course, glad I had the chance to take part both personally and professionally".
"A fantastic course, very emotional at times but 100% worthwhile. Thank you very much".
"A brilliant and insightful course that I will use daily. The course had a good interactive delivery: Instructors encouraged the group to be involved"
"Very informative and well delivered course. Thank you :=)".
"I am extremely proud to now be a qualified Mental Health First Aider. Thank you for this opportunity ".
" The course will allow us to role out more support for students and help improve the understanding across the school. Whilst I accept the subject matter is challenging I really enjoyed the course. The resources were brilliant too. Much to build on!!!"
"An enjoyable day that was very informative on a subject I knew little of. Inspired me to learn more"
"This course has opened my eyes not only to individuals I may come across but my own mental well being, this course is so important and I hope that more people take time do get trained as a mental health first aider."
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