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Adult Mental Health First Aid

Course Ref: LDN444
Start Date: Mon, 15th Jan 2024
Time: 09:30AM - 04:30PM
Register By: Fri, 8th Dec 2023
Cost: £40 to cover the cost of course materials and facilitator
Location: The Kemnal Academies Trust (Atkins Centre) The Atkins Centre, Sevenoaks Way, Sidcup, DA14 5AA
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Please note this is a 2 day workshop. You will be required to attend The Atkins Centre on both 15/01/2024 & 22/01/2024 (09:30 - 16:30)



Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first-aid basis.

MHFA England training won’t teach you to be a therapist, but just like physical first aid, it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis.  You will learn skills to support adults with their emotional wellbeing in your workplace, including taking care of your own mental health.



  • A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to appropriate support


Additional Information:



Car-parking is available for visitors to the Atkins Centre and Centre Staff alike at the front of the school, please enter by the gates from Sevenoaks Way (opposite Cornwall Drive). Please do not park in unmarked spaces, or in marked visitors’ spaces (unless previously booked). Parking is provided on a first come, first served, basis. If there are no spaces available there is alternative parking for Atkins Centre visitors on the roads surrounding the College. Please use the pedestrian access at the front of the College on Sevenoaks Way, if necessary.

Visitors to the Atkins Centre are advised that under no circumstances are they to seek to park/gain access via the rear of the College, to ensure the College maintains its safeguarding responsibilities.


Just a reminder that all attendees are expected to be dressed in a professional and business-like manner unless otherwise stated in the event details. Please also wear your school ID badge at all times when on the premises.


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