june, 2021

01jun8:00 am02(jun 2)4:00 amMental Health First Aid TrainingBecome a Mental Health First Aider8:00 am - 4:00 am (2) 112-118 Victoria St, ST GEORGE 4487 QLD


Event Details

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 at work and in your personal life. This short course enables you to demonstrate your mental health first aid skills by becoming an Accredited Mental Health First Aider. Complete an online assessment after the course to become accredited.

Dates: 1 & 2 June 2021

Times: 8:30am – 4pm (both days)

Location: Country Universities Centre Balonne (St George)

Cost: Free. Light morning tea and lunch provided

Facilitators: Tim Driscoll & Karen Sherlock from Queensland Royal Flying Doctors

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.

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.

To register and reserve your place in this course either complete the contact form below or email alix.greenhill@cucbalonne.edu.au

For more information please visit mhfa.com.au/courses


1 (Tuesday) 8:00 am - 2 (Wednesday) 4:00 am


Country Universities Centre Balonne

112-118 Victoria St, ST GEORGE 4487 QLD