Mental Health First Aid including Virtual Reality
(2 Day)

Course Description

Our Mental Health First Aid is an essential tool for staff and others who work with or come into contact with people who experience changes in wellbeing and mental health. The course will include interactive Virtual Reality experiences which puts our learners at the centre of the action, providing a unique and memorable experience that traditional training videos cannot match.

Course Outline

The course will cover – types of mental health conditions including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Eating disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Stress

Mental health crisis:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Severe effects from alcohol or other substance misuse
  • Aggressive behaviours

Course outcomes:

  • To raise awareness and understanding of mental health problems in colleagues
  • To build confidence to help a colleague experiencing a problem
  • To preserve life where a colleague may be at risk to themselves or others
  • To provide help on a ‘First Aid’ basis
  • To reduce the effect of a mental health problem and prevent the problem escalating
  • To encourage early intervention and speedier recoveries
  • To provide comfort to colleagues experiencing mental distress
  • To know where to refer the person to for the right on-going help

Course Duration

12hrs / 2 days


The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment.


All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.


The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues.