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Standard Mental Health First Aid Training (2 Day Course)

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Standard Mental Health First Aid Training (2 Day Course)

Learn how to assist people experiencing mental health problems

  • Course materials, lunch, morning and afternon tea included
  • September 4 & 5, 2017 (9am - 4pm)

MHFA Information Sheet


Mental Health First Aid can be given to a person who may be developing a mental health problem,

or who is in a mental health crisis until appropriate professional treatment is received or the crisis

resolves itself. This course teaches members of the general public how to assist someone who is

developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Participants will receive a140 page

course manual and a certificate upon completion.


What is the Standard Mental Health First Aid course?

The Standard Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course is based on the international MHFA Guidelines. These guidelines were developed using consensus of mental health consumers, carers and professionals from English-speaking developed countries.


Course Content

The Standard MHFA course teaches members of the public how to assist someone who is developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.

Developing mental health problems covered:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Substance misuse

Mental health crises covered:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Acute effects from alcohol or other drug misuse
  • Aggressive behaviours

Participants will learn the signs and symptoms of these mental health problems, where and how to get help and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective.


Mental Health First Aid teaches participants:

  • How to recognise the symptoms of different mental health problems, illnesses and mental health crises
  • How to provide initial help and support to a person with a mental health problem; or who is experiencing a mental health crisis
  • How to guide a person towards accessing appropriate professional treatments and other help

Our trainers are accredited to deliver the MHFA training course.

The 12 hour course (2 Day Course) has been developed specifically for members of the public and workplaces and is based on international MHFA guidelines. Evaluations of the MHFA training show a number of benefits:

  • Better recognition of mental health problems
  • Beliefs about treatments become closer to those of professionals
  • Reduced stigma
  • Increased confidence in providing help to others
  • Greater amount of help provided to others in the 6 months following the course

Please note the MHFA training is an education program, it is not a therapy program.


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8/104 Grafton St

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Cairns, Queensland 4870

Australia

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