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Learn to Help : 4Hr Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person

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MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (MHFA) FOR THE SUICIDAL PERSON - 4 HR Course

To tie in with the national R U OK Day on Thursday September 14 which inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with people around them and support anyone struggling with life by starting the conversation around mental health.
The MHFA for Suicidal Person will provide you with practical skills and knowledge about how to safely support when someone is experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours and allows you to practice these skills in a safe environment.

This is a half day (4hrs) stand alone face-to-face MHFA course which teaches participants how to apply suicide first aid skills to save a life.
According to Australian Bureau of Statistics data on suicide deaths in Australia, over 3,000 people died by suicide in 2015, that equates to around 8 people who tragically take their own live in Australia every single day.
These statistics on suicide are incredibly sobering and highlights the need to break down stigma attached to this taboo subject. Suicide and thoughts of suicide is a reality for many people every single day therefore first aid skills to support anyone with suicidal thoughts and behaviors and support the person to access professional help is critical.
Having a conversation about Suicide breaks down the stigma and saves life!

You will learn:

  • Understanding accurate information about suicide rates and risk factors in the Australian context.

  • Reviewing the first aid guidelines of how to intervene when someone is experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours

  • Practicing these skills in a safe environment.

MHFA for the Suicidal Person Course is not a postvention course and is not recommended for individuals recently bereaved by suicide. The MHFA for the Suicidal Person Course is not a therapy course but will help you to learn more about suicide prevention and how to have the conversation that can save a life as well as where to get help and support.

Course Format:

  • This is a 4-hour face to face course to be held on Thursday 14 September 2017 from 1pm to 5pm.

Please Note: We run this course in small group numbers which allows creation of a safe and comfortable space for participants and allows us to provide support and care needed. Reserve your space now.

Pricing: $90 (pls GST) per person

Course participants receive a Handbook to keep and receive a digital Certificate of Completion when you submit online feedback.


Places are limited. For registration or more information, please contact us on 0411 330 382 or send us email to sharon@psychedsolutions.com.au

Completion of this course does not accredit you to become Mental Health First Aider - you need to complete the 12 HR Standard Mental Health First Aid Course if you want to be accredited as a Mental Health First Aider.

If interested in the accredited 12 Hr Mental Health First Aid course please contact me for next available course


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