Adult-to-Adult Mental Health First Aid Training

07 Oct 2021
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Adults (18 Yrs+)
Event type
Trainings & Courses

Identify. Understand. Respond. 

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is equivalent to physical first aid, but for mental health. This 10-hour international evidence-based course is recognized in over 25 countries, and is proven to be effective. MHFA teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to the signs that someone in your life may be struggling with their mental health. The LightHouse Arabia is the only accredited provider in the UAE. 

This training is a 2-Part course and will run over two consecutive days. Participants are eligible to receive 6.5 CME/CPD credit points from DHA.


  • Managers
  • HR Professionals
  • Educators
  • Healthcare providers (Doctors, nurses, administrators)
  • The Public Sector
  • Parents
  • Students
  • Anyone who is interested in learning more about mental health


  • Mental Health First Aiders learn how to recognize and respond to someone who is: Beginning to struggle with their mental health, currently struggling with their mental health, or experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • Learn how to identify and respond to: Depression, anxiety disorders, addiction.
  • Learn how to identify and respond to mental health crises such as: Suicidal thoughts, panic attacks, the after-effects of trauma, severe effects of substance abuse.

Facilitated by

Anna White

Anna White

Occupational Therapist