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
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:
Substance use problems
Mental health crises covered
Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
Severe psychotic states
Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use
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 firstname.lastname@example.org