Teen Mental Health
First Aid Course
A course to encourage people to kick start conversations
about Health and Mental Health
Learn The Skills To Make A Difference
Over the last couple of years we have seen an increasing demand for mental health programs for schools and organisations dealing with teens. We have now adapted our successful workshops for the school environment, with content carefully tailored for the specific needs of students and school staff.
The Teen Mental Health First Aid course is for high school students in Years 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.
Anxiety and depression
Alcohol and other drug disorders
Note: This course is not a therapy or a support group.
Suicidal thoughts and behaviors
- Bullying and abuse
Why Attend The Course?
Research with high school students who receive tMHFA students report reduced stigma, increased confidence in supporting a peer with a mental health problem and are also able to recognise certain adults as helpful to a peer with a mental health problem.
Become an Accredited
Mental Health First Aider
Demonstrate your mental health first aid skills by becoming an Accredited Mental Health First Aider. Simply complete an online assessment after the course to become accredited
What is the course format?
This course is taught over 3 x 75mins or 3 x 60mins classroom sessions on non-consecutive days. The course can only be delivered in settings where adults have been trained in Youth MHFA.
Why Attend The Course?
The course will improve your knowledge and understanding of mental heath disorders and how it effects people every day.
You will learn how to support people in crisis until a mental heath professional can be contacted.
Who Should Attend?
Students in Years 7-9 and 10-12 can attend this course and it can also be delivered in other settings such as sports clubs, juvenile justice settings, scouts and guides. The course must be delivered to the entire group of young people in the setting. For example, to every Year 10 student, or everyone on
When Is The Next Course?
Our next Teen Mental Health First Aid course has not yet been scheduled
Complete the form below and we will let you know as soon as our next workshop has been scheduled.
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.