At ABC Life Support we pride ourselves on being leaders in the field of Physical and Mental Health First Aid. We want to share our understanding and produce regular articles, videos, and other media on topics including stress, anxiety, burns and choking to name but a few. 

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Working in partnership

How is it November? I’m not sure about you but I really don’t know where this year has gone. November marks the end of our year and gives us the chance to look back on what we have achieved over the...

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In Focus: Paediatric First Aid

Child Safety Week

Child Safety Week is the brainchild of the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) and aims to raise the profile of child safety across the UK. We all have stories of near misses and accidents as our...

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How to perform CPR

First Aid for Parents Online

First Aid for Parents e-course brochure

Our YouTube channel

The Stress Bucket

Recovery Position


Research Papers

Our most recent surveys cover a range of topics. By accessing the thoughts and understanding of those who are engaged with us via social media, our newsletter, and our wider networks we have built a fuller picture of how both physical and mental health is affected.


We want to understand how the menopause truly affects women, from the hidden truths, the real personal stories and how we are all coping and growing through this period of our lives.

The Impact of Covid 19 on Mental Health

We really wanted to find out how the lockdown, restrictions, health implications, work issues and general worry had affected you. The impact of the pandemic cannot be underestimated nor can the long-term implications on the wellbeing of each of us.

Men’s Mental Health

Talking about mental health with men can be tricky. We have put together some insights and resources, including tips for having a great conversation.

Case Studies

Read case studies from organisations ABC Life Support have trained in the past.


Over the last 33 years Headmasters has grown from a single salon in Wimbledon Village to an international salon group with a range of professional hair products.

ABC Life Support has been providing Headmasters exclusively with the delivery of all their first aid, health & safety, and Mental health training for over 8 years, working with more than 440 managers and stylists.

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Metropolitan Thames Valley is a housing association that specialises in providing housing in London and East of England for older people and people with mental health issues and learning disabilities.

Providing discounted Mental Health First Aid Training directly to residents, ABC Life Support has had a positive impact. As a result we have been commissioned to deliver further courses.

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Homestart UK was founded by Margaret Harrison in 1973 and is now one of the leading charities in the UK working with families in need. The charity offers a range of support to families who are struggling with the demands and challenges of being a parent.

We have a long history of providing free and subsidised paediatric first aid training to the volunteers for this organisation which in turn allows them to have confidence in the homes of the families they support whilst looking after the children and babies.