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Sunshine Coast Mind & Neuroscience - Thompson Institute

12 Innovation Parkway

Birtinya, QLD 4575

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Mental Health First Aid

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Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. MHFA courses teach mental health first aid strategies to members of the public. Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of a mental health problem, or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

WORKSHOP FEATURES:

  • Skills in how to recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health problems
  • Knowledge of the possible causes or risk factors for these mental health problems
  • Awareness of the evidenced based medical, psychological and alternative treatments available
  • Skills in how to give appropriate initial help and support someone experiencing a mental health problem
  • Skills in how to take appropriate action if a crisis situation arises involving suicidal behaviour, panic attack, stress reaction to trauma, overdose or threatening psychotic behaviour.

DATE: Thursday 14 and Friday 15 March 2019

TIME: 9am start to 3:30pm

VENUE: Sunshine Coast Mind & Neuroscience - Thompson Institute,

Level 1, 12 Innovation Parkway, Birtinya

CATERING: Lunch provided on both training days

FACILITATOR: Bryan Peck

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