Health Webinar | MHFA Mental Health Aware- Training for Frontline Professionals in Hackney

8 Apr 2021 2:30 PM 3 hours 30 minutes

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Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest

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About this Webinar


This is a FREE WEBINAR on Health

Schedule : Apr 8th 2021 Time: 2:30 pm IST

Is this a LIVE WEBINAR : yes, this will be a live webinar

Is this an ONLINE WEBINAR : yes, you can attend this webinar online by clicking on the Button "Go To Event"

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Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest


About the Event :

Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest, in partnership with Hackney Council, are pleased to offer this free course to frontline professionals working within Hackney

Who is this course for?

This course STRICTLY for frontline professionals in Hackney, who regularly come into contact with those most at risk of experiencing poor mental health.

What is Mental Health First Aid?

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 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. Adult MHFA courses are for everyone aged 16 upwards. Every MHFA course is delivered by a quality assured instructor who has attended our Instructor Training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health, and is trained to keep people safe and supported while they learn.

Half Day - Mental Health Aware

An introductory course designed to increase mental health awareness and give an understanding of how to look after wellbeing and challenge stigma. When you complete your course you will get a certificate of attendance which (due to current restrictions) will be posted to you after the event.

This course is currently only available online.

This course raises awareness of mental health. It covers:

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue


This is an online course

Learning takes place through live training sessions and self-learning activities

Please note, we are not operating a cancellation fee for non-attendance, but if you are unable to attend the training on the day, please offer your place to a colleague who is also a frontline worker in Hackney so that they might benefit from learning.

Zoom links will be sent prior to training

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