The eYMHFA Wales course teaches adults how to provide Mental Health First Aid to young people and can be completed from the convenience of your home or office, without the need to travel and at your own pace through interactive modules and webinars online.
Mental illnesses often start in adolescence or early adulthood and it is important to detect problems early to ensure the young person is properly treated and supported. The YMHFA Wales course teaches adults who have frequent contact with adolescents, such as parents, guardians, school staff, sport coaches and youth workers, how to assist adolescents who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.
The eYMHFA course teaches adults how to assist adolescents who are developing any of the following mental health problems, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis:
As part of this course, you will be able to access the online version of the MHFA Wales Manual.
For organisations who wish to book more than one space on an individual course, please contact us on [email protected]
The online Adult Mental Health First Aid Wales course is based on international MHFA Guidelines. Curriculum content is evidence-based, with the input of mental health professionals, researchers, and consumer advocates.
Mental Health First Aid Wales has been adapted for Wales by Mental Health First Aid Wales Ltd.
*Please note that due to the nature of the topics covered within training, it is important that participants ensure their own comfort and safety. Please only undertake this course if you feel comfortable with the topics covered and take wellbeing breaks if and when needed.
**MHFA Wales is only licensed to provide this training course for those who live and/or work in Wales. Participants from other countries who wish to become trained in MHFA will need to contact the national provider licensed to deliver in their country.
*Please note that due to the sensitive topics discussed within the training it is recommended that participants have an appropriate level of well-being before attending.
Whist sharing experiences can benefit the training experience participants must be aware that Mental Health First Aid is designed to help participants support others and is not intended as a therapy session for the participant. This is for the comfort for all participants.