Mental Health Training

Youth Mental Health Aware (3 hour)

Youth Mental Health Aware

What is Youth Mental Health Aware?

The half day course is an introductory three hour session to raise awareness of young people’s mental health.mind matters, mhfa, Youth Mental Health Aware, mental health first aid, youth, training

It is designed to give:

  • An understanding of some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis
  • Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues
  • Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences
  • A taste of the contents of the Youth MHFA Two Day course.

Delegate numbers are limited to 25 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.

You will get a manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it, which will include a workbook used during the course. When you complete the session you’ll get a certificate to say you are Youth Mental Health Aware.


Course Content

Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

The session covers:

  • Language and mental health issues
  • What is mental health?
  • Mental health conditions
    • Depression
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Psychosis
    • Self-harm
    • Eating disorders
    • Personality disorders
    • Alcohol, illegal drugs and mental health
  • Supporting young people in distress
  • Mental and emotional wellbeing

Read Mind Matters Youth half day course Testimonials here


£130 + VAT per delegate

How to book on our courses

Please contact our office on 07833 470979 or email [email protected] for a booking form.

Training Calendar

See our latest course dates here

In-house courses

If you’d like to discuss our in-house training options please contact us.


A 5% discount is available to students, volunteers, third sector organisations, and bookings of more than one place (or course). Proof of concessionwill be required at point of booking.

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