Mental Health First Aid

Course Certification

Mental Health First Aid

Course Duration

2 or 4 days
12 hours (face to face)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Learn about the signs and symptoms of common and disabling mental health problems in adults, 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. 

Developing mental health problems covered: 

  • Depression & Anxiety 

  • Psychosis

  • Substance Abuse 

Mental health crisis situations covered: 

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours 

  • Non-suicidal self-injury (deliberate self-harm) 

  • Panic attacks 

  • Traumatic events

  • Severe effects of drug & alcohol abuse

  • Severe psychotic states

  • Aggressive behaviours

*This is an education course, to learn how to give first aid to others and is not a therapy or support group.

 

PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT:

This course is delivered and assessed adhering to the requirement and guidelines of Mental Health Australia (MHA)

 

TRAINING FACILITY:

Training can be conducted at your worksite or off-site at one of our purpose-built training facilities.