Free Mental Health First Aid Training for volunteers

27th April 2023 9.30am-4.30pm

As a response to cost of living issues, Hertfordshire County Council are funding free Mental Health First Aid Training for volunteers and staff at foodbanks and designated warm spaces.  We are working with Hertsmere Borough Council who are helping to co-ordinate this across Hertfordshire so please do promote to relevant groups.

The 2-day Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses will be held on Thursday 27th & Friday 28th April 2023 from 9.30 – 4.30 and Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 10th May from 9.30 – 4.30. Further dates to be announced.

To register for the courses, please follow the link below and ensure you input your full name and email address:

27 & 28 April:

9 & 10 May:

The link will direct you to a form in the MHFA England website requesting the following details:

  • Name and email address
  • If you require accessible course materials? YES/NO

If yes, to specify. For example: large print/video captions or materials compatible with a screen reader

You will not have to input your home or work address.

Please note:

  • Register by following the link above before the 14 April.
  • Course delivery on the 27th and 28th April & 9th & 10th May
  • Course certificate sent via email once you complete the course.

Hertfordshire County Council know many people visiting warm spaces and foodbanks require support and we will be offering a Resource Guide, marketing information, access to Togetherall and free Suicide Prevention Training as additional support to support those in need.