Accredited  
Global MHFA Providers

Find out more about each of our accredited MHFA Programs around the world. 

 

Global Presence

Since its inception in 2000 in Australia, Mental Health First Aid has evolved into a global movement. There are currently 26 accredited Mental Health First Aid Programs in countries across the world.

The MHFA program has been adapted for use in those other countries and rigorous evaluations have contributed to its international uptake. To date, over 4 million people worldwide have been trained by our licensed providers in mental health first aid.

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Accredited Global Mental Health First Aid Providers

To explore the MHFA Provider you would like to see, either click on the above map or select from the list of countries below. 

Australia

MHFA Australia

https://mhfa.com.au

mhfa@mhfa.com.au

No. of Instructors – 5,119
No. of MHFAiders – 930,903

Canada

Established – 2006

MHFA Canada –  Mental Health Commission of Canada

https://www.mhfa.ca/

mhfa@mentalhealthcommission.ca

No. of Instructors – 2,907

No. of MHFAiders – 394,083

Denmark

Established – 2009
Psykiatrifonden (Danish Mental Health Foundation)

https://www.psykiatrifonden.dk/p1h

fbk@psykiatrifonden.dk

No. of Instructors – 68

No. of MHFAiders – 4,786

England

Established – 2009

MHFA England

https://mhfaengland.org/

info@mhfaengland.org

No. of Instructors – 4,906

No. of MHFAiders – 351,369

Finland

Established – 2008

Mieli Mental Health Finland
https://mieli.fi/en

Tiina.Lumijarvi@mieli.fi

No. of Instructors – 457

No. of MHFAiders – 14,002

France

Established – 2018
Premiers Secours en Sante Mentale France

https://pssmfrance.fr/
info@pssmfrance.fr
No. of Instructors – 15

No. of MHFAiders – 1,370

Germany

Established – 2018
MHFA Ersthelfer / Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim

https://www.mhfa-ersthelfer.de/de/

info@mhfa-ersthelfer.de

No. of Instructors – 45 (waiting to be active)

No. of MHFAiders – 160

Hong Kong

Established – 2009

Mental Health Association of Hong Kong
http://www.mhfa.org.hk/
dce@mhahk.org.hk
No. of Instructors – 547

No. of MHFAiders – 65,360

India

Estalished- 2017

  1. MHFA India – Adult

https://www.mhfaindia.com/

mhfaindia@mhfaindia.com

No. of Instructors – 11

No. of MHFAiders – 432

 

  1. MPower Minds – Youth and Teen

https://www.mpowerminds.com/outreach

info@mpowerminds.com

No. of Instructors – 16

No. of MHFAiders – 466

Ireland

Established – 2014

MHFA Ireland / Saint John of God Hospital

https://www.mhfaireland.ie/

t: 01 277 14 58

No. of Instructors – 37

No. of MHFAiders – 4,328

Japan

Established – 2008

MHFA Japan

mhfa.jp

mhfa.japan@gmail.com

No. of Instructors – 81

No. of MHFAiders – 592

Malaysia

Established – 2018

Malaysian Mental Health Association

www.mmha.org.my

admin@mmha.org.my

No. of Instructors – 8

No. of MHFAiders – 130

Malta

Established – 2014

Richmond Foundation Malta

https://mhfa.org.mt/

mhfa@richmond.org.mt

No. of Instructors – 18

No. of MHFAiders – 2,351

Netherlands

Established – 2015

MHFA Nederland

https://mhfa.nl/
info@mhfa.nl

No. of Instructors – 275

No. of MHFAiders – 7,165

Northern Ireland

Established – 2008

Public Health Agency

https://www.aware-ni.org/wellbeing-programmes/mental-health-first-aid

info@aware-ni.org

No. of Instructors – 57

No. of MHFAiders – 12,728

Scotland

Established – 2007

NHS Health Scotland (Now merged with Public Health Scotland)

http://www.smhfa.com/

nhs.HealthScotland-SMHFA@nhs.net

No. of Instructors – 761

No. of MHFAiders – 36,668

Sweden

Established – 2010

Karolinska Institutet

https://ki.se/en/nasp/mhfa-mental-health-first-aid

oliver.bartsch@ki.se

No. of Instructors – 1,803

No. of MHFAiders – 13,840

Switzerland

Established – 2018

Ensa / Pro Mente Sana

https://www.ensa.swiss/en/

info@ensa.swiss

No. of Instructors – 146

No. of MHFAiders – 897

United Arab Emirates

Established – 2017

The Lighthouse Arabia

www.lighthousearabia.com

info@lighthousearabia.com

No. of Instructors – 13

No. of MHFAiders – 1,035

United States

Established – 2007

National Council for Behavioral Health

www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/

MHFAinfo@TheNationalCouncil.org

No. of Instructors –32,287

No. of MHFAiders –2,221,481

Wales

Established- 2007

MHFA Wales

www.mhfawales.org

info@mhfawales.org

No. of Instructors – 192 (35 are from previous licensee)

No. of MHFAiders – 28,156 (16,300 are from previous licensee)

MHFA Programs Currently in Development

Austria
Luxembourg

Established – 2020

D’Ligue, Service Information & Prévention

New Zealand

Established – 2020

Te Pou
https://www.tepou.co.nz/
info@tepou.co.nz

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