Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

The goal of this one-day course is to raise awareness of mental health issues and give you the skills, confidence and knowledge to support young person who may be suffering or in crisis. Participants will learn how to offer initial support until appropriate professional help is available.

Suitable for anyone that supports a young person aged 8-18

What does it cover?

The one-day course examines the signs and symptoms of mental health issues children and young people commonly experience. These include depression, anxiety, suicide, psychosis, self-harm and eating disorders.  The course is presented in a mixed format of presentations, group discussions and group work activities.

What else does it include?

The package includes a certificate, handouts and a training manual, which is an excellent reference and support resource. Please click here for more details:

Who presents the course?

Jo Morton-Brown is an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy.  Currently working as an Emotional Health Practitioner, Jo is a passionate and committed advocate for the improvement of mental health. 

Combining her academic knowledge with first-hand experience, she is able to offer fellow professionals working with children and their families the chance to gain targeted mental health and emotional wellbeing training.


To book your place:

Call: 01799 513030 and ask for Jane Catley or email:


Friday 14th February

9am to 5pm

Cost: £90

Saffron Walden County High School


Course Details

Course Code: SA-MHFA

Price: £90.00

Duration: One-day

Location:Saffron Walden County High School

Events: Start Date: 14/2/2020