Illuminate is a Cambridge not-for-profit organisation specialising in mental health and wellbeing and we do this through online coaching, talks and training including Mental Health First Aid to help people make positive changes.

We are locally grown and 100% independent working with people in the local and the business community in Cambridgeshire. Building on our experience and expertise of over twelve years, we work with businesses to strengthen the resilience of employees, help them them to reduce burn-out and poor mental health of their staff.

We are part of the solution to the growing mental health crisis.

Illuminate has over twelve years of experience of using coaching and facilitation techniques to overcome and help epople manage poor mental health.

Our expertise is specifically in helping people to make positive and sustainable changes in their lives. 

Products and services

Mental Health First Aid courses

We can deliver to your organisation 1 or 2 day courses or you can book individual places on an open course

Fees contribute directly to our charitable work benefitting our local community in Cambridgeshire

Delivered into your organisation for 8+ employees: -
1. Face to face and socially distanced 2 day MHFA England course. 
2. Face to face and socially distanced 1 day MHFA awareness course. A cut down version of the full course including our bite-size learning presentation offering personal insights.
Online MHFA England course held over 8 sessions - includes a combination of facilitated and personal online home learning.
Particpants as a minimum will gain: - 

  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge the stigma around it.
  • A basic knowledge of common mental health issues.
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing.
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing mental health issues.

Everyone completing the 1 day will receive the MHFA manual, the workbook including a helpful toolkit and the MHFA certificate of attendance.

Book individual spaces on our open courses
1. Face to face and socially distanced 2 day MHFA England course held in Cambridge. 
2. Online MHFA England course held over 8 sessions, including a combination of facilitated and personal online home learning.
The 2 day course qualifies you as a Mental Health Aider as accredited by Mental Health First Aid England.
MHFA 2 day course participants will gain:- 

  • An indepth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing.
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues.
  • Confidence to reassure and support a person in distress.
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support.

Everyone completing the 2 day course recieves the MHFA manual, a wallet-sized booklet of the MHFA action plan and the MHFA certificate.

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