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Mental Health First Aid at Work

Mental health training for employees at every level

A survey of U.S. workers showed that 1 in 5 rate their mental health as fair or poor, resulting in four times more unplanned absences. When employees feel that their employers care about their overall wellbeing, they are three times more likely to be engaged at work. Create healthier, more engaged employees with Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) at Work. Download the Mental Health First Aid at Work one-pager.

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Mental Health First Aid USA only offers trainings to employees based in the United States at this time.

Deliver relatable mental health training to your employees

Cobranded or customized, in person or online, for frontlines or boardrooms, Mental Health First Aid at Work features visuals, statistics and scenarios that address the specific challenges faced by workers in each industry, so that the content is relatable and relevant.

Partner with us to design the learning mix that’s right for your wellness strategy

Employees at all levels will learn the basics of how to support their own and others’ mental wellbeing through this self-paced, mobile-friendly eLearning course. It also collects anonymous data on how they're currently feeling. Employees will build the skills needed to recognize and respond to coworkers who may be experiencing a noncrisis or crisis mental health or substance use challenge through this Instructor-led course — and walk away with a certification. A network of employees will feel confident being the company’s go-to resource to support their peers’ mental wellbeing and will develop an action plan to carry out their role as a MHFA Champion.Management, HR and legal professionals from your organization will use this workshop to discuss the current mental health culture and create a wellbeing strategy.

Our flexible training solutions will help you

  • Increase employee productivity, morale and retention by cultivating supportive team cultures.
  • Address mental health and substance use challenges by fostering open discussions that encourage the appropriate treatment.
  • Reduce stigma associated with mental health and substance use challenges and build a new path of resilience and wellbeing.


Don’t just take our word for it


“Mental Health First Aid at Work training has become a staple at Xylem. It has especially helped leaders, human resources, and environmental health, safety and security colleagues understand mental health challenges on a deeper level and given them the confidence and courage to handle any related situations that could potentially arise in the workplace.”


— Brooke Castillo, Director, Learning and Talent Development at Xylem, Inc.

Get support from leadership


You already know the value of MHFA at Work. Put your business case in writing by using our easily adapted email template, filled with everything you need to help you gain leadership support for this transformative program. Download pre-written email.

The National Council for Mental Wellbeing is a national nonprofit that drives policy and social change on behalf of more than 3,400 mental health and substance use treatment organizations and the more than 10 million children, adults and families they serve.
The National Council for Mental Wellbeing brought Mental Health First Aid to America in 2008. Since then, our Instructors have trained over 3 million First Aiders from all 50 states and U.S. territories. We have a goal to train 1 out of every 15 people in America in MHFA, ensuring that everyone has a close friend they can turn to when experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge.

Achieve strategic results through our collaborative network


The National Council is proud to partner with many organizations with a shared mission and passion for promoting wellbeing for all people. Those interested in MHFA at Work should be sure to check out the products and services of our Partners.

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