Andy Elwood

Andy Elwood

Mental Health First Aid Instructor, Andy's Landie
United Kingdom

After 20 years working in the emergency services, Andy decided he'll save more lives focusing on mental health than dangling under rescue helicopters as a paramedic. He sparks conversations to enable cultural change regarding Mental Health & Wellbeing for individuals and organisations. Andy is a Mental Health First Aid instructor and an ambassador for Movember. He creates safety and trust by sharing his own vulnerability and lived experience of life and death situations on Search and Rescue helicopters, on the Afghanistan battlefields during military service and to the potential downward spirals of 21st Century life.