BECBC Workshop: Mental Health First Aid – 2 day course

28th February 2018 - 1st March 2018Register for this event

Hunday Manor Hotel, near Workington

8.45am registration for 9.00am to 5.00pm both days - networking lunch provided

With thanks to Chris Graham of Carlisle Eden Mind for providing this BECBC Workshop and course sponsor Balfour Beatty.


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

MHFA instructors deliver training in four manageable chunks, each with a focus on how to apply Mental Health First Aid skills. Everyone who attends the course will receive a copy of the MHFA manual and workbook, which are both excellent support resources. When you have completed the course you will also receive a certificate to confirm that you are a trained Mental Health First Aider.

The course will:

  • Give a deeper understanding of the issues that impact on and relate to people’s mental health
  • Teach practical skills that can be used every day, including being able to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health issues and feel confident guiding people towards appropriate support

Click here for further info about what you will learn and speaker biog 

Course open for BECBC members only. Places are limited - first come first served.


Thanks to support from Carlisle Eden Mind and Balfour Beatty this course is heavily subsidised - normal cost £1,400pp

Queries? Please contact Hazel Duhy, BECBC Admin Manager as soon as possible.

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