Become a Mental Health First Aid Champion with Minding Your Business & ESRA

Published: 06 Sep 2022

Many Managers want to learn more about Mental Health and how to better support their employees but they don't have time for a full MHFA Course.

We hear you!

How about  we offer you 2 x half day session and become and Mental Health Champion?    Sounds tempting!

This course is aimed at those managing or supporting staff, no prior mental health experience is necessary. There is no homework, just 2 online sessions (under 4hrs each) with a small group of business professionals - lead by a superb Mental Health First Aid Instructor - who will keep everyone involved and interested. Come and learn about tools to support your colleagues' mental health and processes to support yourself!

We are running an open course in September. Come and join us for only £170 per person (no minimum number of delegates)!

Two Session MHFA Champion Online:          


Session 1: Tue 27 Sept, 9:30am-1:30pm                                

Session 2:  Wed 28 Sept, 9:30am-1:30pm


Both sessions need to be attended in order to complete the course.    Price includes training, a One-Day Champion MHFA England Manual and Workbook, plus support card.

See more course details below.   

Contact us to reserve your spot today!


Minding Your Business (MYB) is part of the charity, ESRA Limited (Employtment Support & Retraining Agency), which helps those who have suffered from stress and mental ill health, to get back into workplace or remain in employment. 100% of profits from MYB goes to ESRA. ESRA was founded in 1980 and goes from strength to strength.



Course format (example):

Session one:

  • About Mental Health First Aid
  • About mental health and stress in the workplace
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
  • Early warning signs of mental ill health
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health

Session Two:

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis
  • Suicide
  • Action 2:  Listen and communicate non-judgmentally
  • Action 3:  Give support and information
  • Action 4:  Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help
  • Recovery
  • Building a mentally healthy workplace
  • Action planning for using MHFA

About us

Our mission is to help you achieve your ambitions by being part of our business community - connecting, supporting, promoting, informing and boosting you and your business. That also means supporting local business growth & providing a united voice in the Gatwick Diamond.
We aim for excellence by being proactive, committed, personal, open and engaging.

Get in touch

Tel: 01293 440088

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