Mental Health First Aid – Youth Half day

MHFA England are a social enterprise and the largest provider of evidence-based Mental Health First Aid training in the UK and Europe. This is an introductory three-hour session raising awareness of young people’s mental health.

The OLLIE Foundation Mental Health First Aid training

Talk will:

  • discuss some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis

  • develop skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues

  • learn ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences.

Delegates will:

  • leave with an improved awareness of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma

  • acquire a basic knowledge of common mental health issues

  • reflect on ways to improve and maintain their own mental health

  • find the confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue.

Additional information

  • duration: 3.5 hours
  • delivery: Online or in-person
  • qualification: Certificate of Attendance
  • number of delegates: 10 – 25
  • alternative Courses: This course is also available for the workplace and veterans. For further details please contact us


  • £1400 for all resources, certificates and trainer for up to 16 delegates. This includes all trainer fees and travel costs within the home counties, materials and certificates for 16 people.


Whilst every effort will be made to discuss these topics sensitively and ethically, the subject matter could potentially cause distress. Please consider if you currently feel ready to attend this talk. By attending the event, you agree that you understand that this is a talk (not therapy) and you feel ready to learn more.

We value and appreciate our incredibly diverse audiences who always come with a range of opinions, emotions, experiences and knowledge. To ensure that our online environment remains supportive, we work hard to provide a respectful environment, sensitive to the range of views in the room.

Here at OLLIE, we understand that sometimes you may prefer to join our session anonymously and that’s fine by us. You are more than welcome to have your camera off and audio muted throughout, freeing you up to move around, eat or simply relax whilst we guide you through the session.

If you book a ticket and then are unexpectedly unable to attend this event, even at the very last minute, please do let us know before the session, either by returning to the eventbrite link in your confirmation email or by emailing

Please be aware, we require a minimum number of delegates for each of our online sessions in order to run these effectively, if we are unable to obtain the minimum number 24 hours prior, you may be informed of the course’s postponement and will be given the option to transfer onto the next available course.

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