First Aid Course
Learn how to provide mental health first aid to friends,
family members, co-workers and other adults.
Learn The Skills To Make A Difference
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.
- Anxiety problems
- Substance use probelms
- Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
- Non-suicidal self-injury
Note: This course is not a therapy or a support group.
- Panic attacks
- Traumatic events
- Severe psychotic states
- Severe effects from alchol or other drugs
- Aggressive behaviours
What is the course format?
This is a 12-hour course which is usually delivered as either a 2-day training package (6 hours per day), or as 4 separate modules (3 hours each).
There is also a blended option, with 4 hours face to face and a 6 hour online component.
Any adult (18 years plus) can attend this course.
Why Attend The Course?
Evaluations consistently show that MHFA training is associated with improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. It is also associated with decreased stigma and an increase in help provided.
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.
When Is The Next Course?
Our next Mental Health First Aid Course is scheduled for Thursday 19th May 6:30pm – 9:00pm and
Thursday 16th June 6.30pm – 9.00pm
Thursday 23rd June 6.30pm – 9.00pm
The blended course consists of 6 hours online learning and 2 x 2.5 hour virtual face to face sessions.
Online Virtual Training
Subsidised by Gotcha4life & Head Above Water
Hurry! Book Now. Class numbers are limited.
How To Book
To book your spot in the next Mental Health first-aid class simply complete the form below. If you have any questions about the course you can also use the form below or call Steven on 0405 420 413
Book your spot in the next course by completing the form below. Please be sure to identify the course you want to attend. Thanks for your interest.