The Standard Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to provide initial support to other adults who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence based Action Plan. This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.
BECOME A MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AIDER
About 1 in 5 Australian adults experience a common mental illness each year. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training will teach you practical skills to support someone with a mental health problem. Make a real difference to people in your community.
MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS COVERED
• Depression • Anxiety problems • Psychosis • Substance use problems
Mental health crises covered • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours • Non-suicidal self-injury • Panic attacks • Traumatic events • Severe psychotic states • Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use • Aggressive behaviours. Note: This course is not a therapy or a support group.
STANDARD MHFA TRAINING BENEFITS
KNOWLEDGE Improves knowledge of mental illnesses, treatments and first aid actions.
CONFIDENCE Increases confidence in providing first aid.
DE-STIGMATISING Decreases stigmatising attitudes.
SUPPORT Increases the support provided to others.
IN PERSON MHFA COURSE
DURATION - 12 hour course over 2 days or 4 nights
LOCATION - Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Dalby
COST - $290 per participant
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