Accredited Mental Health First Aid Courses

SKILLED WORKPLACE PROGRAM

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The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Skilled Workplace Program recognises workplaces for their commitment to Mental Health First Aid training.

It is our way of celebrating organisations across Australia who not only invest in developing mental health first aid skills in their people, but also show a strong commitment to embedding the program into their organisation’s culture; through actions like senior leadership support, relevant policies, supporting Mental Health First Aid Officers and continuous improvement.

STANDARD MHFA COURSE

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The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course is for any interested adult.

You will learn how to assist an adult 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.

TEEN MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

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The teen Mental Health First Aid course is for high school students in year 7-9 and 10-12. Students will learn how to provide mental health first aid to their friends.

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person

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 The 4-hour  The Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person course will teach you how to identify, approach and support someone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours using a practical, evidence based Action Plan. You will also have the opportunity to practice your new skills in a safe environment.  

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

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  The Youth Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to assist adolescents 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.