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Mental Health First Aid Training Modules. Three hours each. Pick n Mix your selection.

Our Mental Health First Aid Modules offer a comprehensive guide to understanding and providing support to individuals experiencing mental health issues. Our modules are designed to equip you with essential knowledge and skills that will enable you to effectively recognise the signs and symptoms of various mental health problems, offer appropriate assistance, and direct those in need towards professional help. By completing these modules, you’ll join a growing community of mental health first aiders who are committed to breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and fostering a more understanding and supportive environment.

In this section, you’ll find a range of modules covering critical topics, such as understanding mental health problems, developing effective listening skills, and addressing specific concerns like depression, anxiety, suicide intervention, and substance abuse. Each module is thoughtfully designed to provide you with practical tools and strategies that can be applied in real-life situations. As you progress through the modules, you’ll build a solid foundation in mental health first aid, empowering you to make a positive difference in the lives of those who may be struggling with mental health challenges.

Attitudes to Mental Health Issues

This module focuses on understanding and challenging common myths and misconceptions about mental health. It encourages participants to develop empathy and foster a non-judgmental approach to mental health.


This module emphasises the importance of supporting individuals in their mental health recovery journey. Participants learn about various treatment options, coping strategies, and resources available to help people regain control over their mental health.

Alcohol & Drugs

Addresses the impact of alcohol and drug use on mental health. It focuses on understanding the relationship between substance use and mental health problems, identifying the signs and symptoms of substance misuse, exploring the risks and consequences


This module addresses the sensitive topic of suicide, providing participants with the knowledge and skills to identify the warning signs and effectively intervene to prevent suicide.

Listening Skills

This module teaches participants the fundamentals of active listening, which includes maintaining eye contact, showing empathy, providing non-judgmental feedback, and potential barriers to effective listening


This module focuses on understanding self-harm, its causes, and its effects. Participants learn how to recognize signs of self-harm and provide appropriate support and resources to individuals in need.


This module explores the different types of depression, their causes, and symptoms. Participants learn to recognise the signs of depression and provide appropriate support and resources to those affected.


This module covers the nature, causes, and symptoms of anxiety and panic attacks. Participants learn how to recognize and manage these conditions and provide support to those affected.


This module focuses on understanding psychosis, it’s causes, & symptoms. Learn how to recognise early warning signs and provide appropriate support & resources to individuals experiencing these conditions.

Why Train with Green Ribbons?

Unraveling the Threads of Mental Well-being

Green Ribbons is dedicated to delivering high-quality Mental Health First Aid training in Scotland, empowering individuals to recognise mental health challenges, provide support, and foster a culture of empathy and understanding. By tying together knowledge, empathy, and resilience our accessible mental health training promotes understanding, reduces stigma, and enables individuals, businesses and communities to prioritise mental well-being. Everyone benefits from Mental Health Awareness Training

Our Experience
  • 30 Years working within the Mental Health sector
  • Experience across a range of Third-Sector Organisations
Our Specialties
  • Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA)
  • Tailored SMHFA Training
  • Individual Mental Health Awareness Modules
  • One-to-one Training & Coaching
Our Approach
  • Empathy & compassion
  • Inclusive
  • Evidence-based and up-to-date
Our Areas
  • Moray
  • Highland
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Aberdeen City
  • …across Scotland

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