Mental Health First Aid Wales is a wholly owned trading subsidiary of Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent Mind, a registered charity situated in Wales.
As license holders of the internationally recognised Mental Health First Aid program in Wales since 2016, we are set up to ensure the sustainability of Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent Mind. The aim of both organisations is to provide services that support the wellbeing of individuals and communities across Wales.
As well as offering a number of training courses that support the well-being of our communities, we provide:
- A high–quality independent advocacy service
- A Relevant Persons Representative service
- A Litigation Friend service
- Counselling services
- Policy consultation services
Why is Training Important?
Training is essential to equip people with tools, understanding and confidence to deal with all kinds of mental ill-health and well being issues. Given the current climate in the UK surrounding mental health, the likelihood of encountering issues both personally, and professionally is almost guaranteed.
Who is it for?
Mental Health first Aid is for everyone. Mental Health problems are extremely common with one in four people experiencing some kind of mental health issue throughout their lives.
Benefits of Training
Training is essential to equip people with tools, understanding and confidence to deal with all kinds of mental ill-health and well being issues.