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One in four people in the UK will experience at least one diagnosable mental health issue in any one year (Health & Social Care Information Centre, 2009) 
 
Suicide is the biggest killer of men aged 20 to 49 (Office for National Statistics, 2015)
 
Mental ill health is responsible for the largest burden of ill health in the UK, representing 28% of the total burden, compared to 16% for cancer and 16% for heart disease (Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer, 2013)


MHFA training improves mental health first aid knowledge, recognition of mental ill health, and beliefs about the most effective forms of treatment. It increases confidence in assisting someone with a mental health issue and  also reduces stigma.

One in six working age adults have symptoms associated with mental ill health.

 

In the UK, mental ill health is responsible for 72 million working days lost and costs employers £34.9 billion each year.

 

These are significant productivity and financial costs to business.

Find out what you can do.

Half of mental ill health starts by the age of 15 and 75% develops by age 18 

12.8% of young people aged 5-19 meet clinical criteria for a mental health disorder.

Mental ill health impacts learning and development.  

Find out what you can do to help children and young people.

One in four people will experience mental ill health over the next year.

People who attend church are not immune to mental health issues.

Churches can be amazingly supportive communities.

Our training can help to equip your faith community to reach out to support those experiencing mental ill health and their families.

We run frequent training days in Mental Health First Aid that anyone can book onto.

 

These are accredited courses from Mental Health First Aid England, the largest provider of Mental Health First Aid training in the UK and Europe  

We are happy to tailor our training to your organisations needs.  With extensive knowledge about mental ill health we are perfectly placed to inspire you to create an environment that supports people experiencing mental health issues.  

​INCREASING AWARENESS.  ELIMINATING STIGMA.  IMPROVING LIVES.