First Aid

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What is Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health First Aid is a nationally recognised, evidence-based course which provides your employees, managers and leaders the skills and confidence to have supportive conversations. It has been proven to increase knowledge, early intervention, and reduce stigma within the workplace.

Participants are able to gain a nationally recognised certification for three years as an accredited Mental Health First Aider.  

Who is it For?

Anyone who wishes to raise the level of awareness of mental health issues in the workplace, reduce psychological risk and create a safe and supportive work environment. We are able to tailor the course skills practice to suit every level and workplace industry.

What Does the Course Cover?

Participants learn about:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Substance Use Disorders

Crisis situations covered:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-Suicidal Self Injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe and mild psychotic states
  • Aggressive behaviour
  • Intoxication

Face to Face Courses

Standard Mental Health First Aid
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Youth Mental Health First Aid Refresher

Blended Courses (eLearning and Face to Face)

Blended Mental Health Training for the Tertiary Student
Blended online training for the workplace

Specialised Courses (Face to Face)

Conversations about Gambling

Fully Online Training

 

More information about these courses is available from Mental Health First Aid Australia.