Standard Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

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Standard Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Why Attend a Standard Mental Health First Aid Course?

Around 1 in 5 Australian adults experience a common mental illness each year. Understanding how to talk about mental health and help someone in need are important skills. Many people feel uncomfortable and unprepared when thinking about starting a conversation with someone they are concerned about. It is also associated with decreased stigma and an increase in help provided.

Standard Mental Health First Aid course:

What is covered in an MHFA course?

Learn to recognise common mental health problems, how to provide initial help to someone experiencing a mental health problem using a practical, evidence-based Action Plan, and how to respond in a crisis. During the course, participants can practice new skills in a safe environment.

Note: This is an education course designed to teach people the skills to give first aid to others, it is not a therapy or support group.

Duration: 2 days (Attendance compulsory on both days to receive accreditation).

Cost: $198 + GST per participant (includes workbook)

Time: 9.30am-4.30pm

Certification: 3 years as a Mental Health First Aider

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