Standard Mental Health First Aid

Course Description

This course equips adults with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to recognise, understand and respond to a friend, family member, co-worker, or another adult, experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis.

Adults will learn the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems, how to recognise and respond to an emerging or worsening mental health problem and the treatments and supports available.

Participants will gain the confidence to approach, converse with and support someone they are concerned about following a practical, evidence-based action plan.

This Course Is Suitable For

Suitable for individuals, workplaces of all sizes and volunteer and community-based groups. Any adult (aged 18+) can attend.

After This Course You Will Be Able To

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health problems in adults
  • Use an evidence-based action plan to initiate a mental health first aid conversation
  • Know the barriers to help-seeking and how to overcome these
  • Assess for a range of crisis situations and provide initial support
  • Understand the prevalence and impact of mental illnesses, risk factors and treatments and supports available
  • Apply self-care practices as a Mental Health First Aider

Includes MHFA manual

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Course Details

Course Duration:

Two days

Price p/person:


Delivery Options:

  • Face-to-face

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