First Aid for Mental Health

T2P Mental Health First Aid Training Overview

Mental health first aid courses from Train2Protect are designed to help you to take a proactive approach to dealing with mental health issues in the workplace? Our nationally accredited or bespoke courses can help you and your staff to recognise the common symptoms and how to act upon them?

According to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, almost 1 in 3 people will be struck by mental health problems whilst in employment. Mental health problems are the single largest cause of disability in the UK.

The economic and social cost of mental health problems in the UK, amounts to more than £100 billion every year. It is the number one cause of sickness absence, with around 70 million work days lost.

Individuals often hide mental health condition due to stigma and fear of discrimination. Research has shown that a culture of fear and silence around mental health, is costly to employers. The work place is recognised as the biggest cause of stress. This can stop people performing at their best, reducing productivity and potentially leading to more serious mental health and even physical health issues.

The HSE guidance on ‘First Aid needs assessment’ makes reference to the possible need for first aid training courses covering mental health in the workplace.

Courses Available

Courses on offer include the following regulated courses, click on the course title for more information. We can also offer unregulated bespoke courses, please contact us for further information

Course Delivery

Course delivery can take place at our training facility in Rochester or on-site at your location across the UK if you’d prefer. For more information please do not hesitate to contact us free on 0800 0438827 or email

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