Mental Health First Aid Training

COVID-19 Update:

According to a recent article published by Harvard Business Review:

"Business leaders are justifiably focused on the here and now of the Covid-19 pandemic, but there’s a looming second-order mental health crisis that is only beginning to emerge as a result of global quarantines & a massive, sudden shift to working from home."

Since the outbreak of the pandemic:

75% of people say they feel more socially isolated,

67% of people report higher stress,

57% are feeling greater anxiety

We are now holding half day MHFA training via zoom on Thursday 21st May and Thursday 28th May. Please email to book your place and learn how to support your mental health and the mental health of your loved ones during this pandemic. 

We are currently delivering CPD certified, Mental Health First Aid training (MHFA), which is fully funded for front line staff who live, work, or volunteer in the London Borough of Haringey. The training is also available for individuals who do not fall under this criteria, at a cost of 150 per person. 

The Adult Two Day MHFA course teaches participants how to recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues and ways to respond appropriately. This is particularly relevant for those that work with the public, such as GP surgery staff and police and fire officers, but is useful to anyone.

This programme is part of the Haringey Wellbeing Network, made possible thanks to funding from the Haringey CCG.

The two-day standard course takes place once per month at Mind in Haringey. Up to 16 places are available on each course.

These courses are extremely popular and regularly fill up in advance - please contact us to find out if places are still available on your chosen course.

Upcoming dates for courses

Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd May 2020

Thursday 25th & Friday 26th June 2020

Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th July 2020

Thursday 20th & Friday 21st August 2020

Thursday 24th & Friday 25th September 2020

Thursday 29th & Friday 30th October 2020

Thursday 26th & Friday 27th November 2020

Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th December 2020

For full details of the courses please download the course description below. 

To find out availability or to reserve a place, please email or call us on 0208 340 2474

Training for your organisation

We can also deliver the two day course directly to your staff, either in your building or at Mind in Haringey. This is open to all organisations throughout the UK, and will cost 2800 for up to 16 people. Please contact us directly to discuss your requirements and our availability.

We can also deliver the Half Day and One Day courses on site to groups and organisations. Please download the above document for more information.


Deborah King (Course Instructor)

Lynette Charles (Course Instructor/CEO Mind in Haringey)


0208 340 2474

Other Training Resources:

We want to continue to support you and your employees with mental health, so we can offer training on how to manage your wellbeing and feelings of stress, anxiety and depression. 

Have a listen to our CEO Lynette Charles deliver a Wellbeing at Work Webinar for free:

If you want to know more, take a look at our training options on the following topics:

FAQs about Mental Health First Aid

How much does it cost?

If you are a front line worker in Haringey, you can attend the monthly courses at Mind in Haringey for free. If you live and work outside the borough you are welcome to attend but will be charged 150.

Anyone who fails to attend or gives less than 48 hours notice of cancellation will be charged 50 for cost of materials, regardless of whether they would have been eligible to attend the course for free or not.

Time credits are accepted for this course. The course costs 16 time credits. For more information, visit:

Do you offer concessions?

Our monthly courses are fully funded for those who meet the eligibility criteria set by our funders, and so we cannot offer any concessions for these courses to individuals who do not meet the criteria.

If you are a not for profit organisation and would like us to deliver the training to your team, we are happy to discuss a concessionary rate.

Can I just turn up on the day?

No. All MHFA courses are strictly limited to a maximum of 16 attendees. It's important for us to know how many people will be attending each course, so please contact us to find out if there is space on the course you'd like to attend.

I can't come anymore, should I let you know?

Yes please! This course is extremely popular and we can offer your place to somebody on the waiting list if you no longer need it. If you can't make it you are welcome to offer your place to a colleague, just please let us know.

Please note that if you cancel or fail to attend with less than 48 hours notice (except in the case of emergencies), you will be charged 50 to cover the cost of materials.

All MHFA courses have been developed by MHFA England. For more information and to find other courses near you, go to