Our Free #LetsTalk Mental Health Poster is proudly displayed in homes, schools and workplaces all over Australia. Now it’s available in 10 additional languages!
In life, we are encouraged to take care of our physical health, but it’s imperative that our mental health or mental wellness is prioritised too. The poster provides a basic list of common triggers to a mental health crisis and will help you recognise the most common signs & symptoms.
For many people in Australia, English is not their first language. This can add an additional barrier to the understanding and treatment of mental health issues. With this in mind, we have now translated our popular poster into ten additional languages.
Mental health month is an opportunity to kick start positive conversations around mental health and build the tools to support the mental fitness of all Australians. During October Man Anchor will be partnering with our program partners Gotcha4Life & Head Above Water to deliver online programs to support your health as well as the people around you.
Youth Mental health First Aid Course participants learn 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. Format: 3.5 hours pre eLearning followed by 2 x 3.5 hour online facilitated sessions. When: 4th & 11th of October 6pm -9:30pm Cost $35.00 Subsidised by Gotcha4life & Head Above Water
#letstalk Mental Fitness The 90-minute workshop is a relaxed but informative look at mental health designed to build the mental health literacy level of participants. Topics Covered – Mental Health in Australia ∙ Prevention ∙ Early intervention ∙ Identifying the signs & symptoms ∙ Reaching out to give ∙ Treatment & referral process ∙ Resources ∙ Self-care. When: 14th of October 6.30pm -8pm Cost: Nil – Fully funded by Gotcha4life & Head Above Water
Mental Health First Aid Course participants learn about the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health conditions, how to provide initial help, where and how to get professional help, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation. Format: 6 hours pre eLearning followed by 2 x 2.5 hour online facilitated sessions. When: 20th & 25th of October 6:30pm – 9:00pm Cost: $35.00 Subsidised by Gotcha4life & Head Above Water
Communication with Care Learn the vital interpersonal communication skills need to support friends, family and work colleagues when stressed, distressed or in crisis. Format: 2 x 2 hour online facilitated sessions.. When: 26th & 27th of October 2pm – 4pm Cost: $35.00 Subsidised by Gotcha4life & Head Above Water
To book a workshop or get more information please click here or contact: Steven Gamble – Man Anchor firstname.lastname@example.org – Phone: 0405 420 413
On Sunday 20th June in Cronulla & the 27th of June in Collaroy, we will be facilitating our Youth Mental Health First Aid program. The program is a blended version with a 4 hours eLearning package and a 7-hour face to face facilitated workshop at our Man Anchor in both areas.
The course teaches adults how to assist adolescents who are developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Course participants learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get help when a young person is developing a mental illness, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.
Developing mental health problems covered are: •Depression •Anxiety problems •Psychosis •Substance use problems •Eating disorders
Mental health crisis situations covered are: •Suicidal thoughts and behaviours •Non-suicidal self-injury (sometimes called deliberate self-harm) •Panic attacks •Traumatic events •Severe effects of drug or alcohol use •Severe psychotic states •Aggressive behaviours
This is a truly empowering and insightful program that in my opinion could benefit all parents of teenagers.
With every conversation, we create an opportunity for change and last night was just that. A very open and powerful room of men from different cultures, backgrounds and ages. Together we unpacked mental health and how we can best support our own health as well as the health of the people around us. Thank you to all for making it a really special night. A special thank you to my Co-Facilitator for the night @normo5 . Pizza credits to our wonderful friends @mimmosexpresscollaroy.
Meet Australia’s newest group of qualified Mental Health First Aider 👏❤️
This was a fantastic group of individuals from all over our country from metro to regional areas. The power of online education is that we bring people from across the country to education and share together. Stay tuned for details of our next Mental Health First Aid workshop.
Stay tuned for details of our next Mental Health First Aid Workshop – coming soon!