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Youth Mental Health First Aid- Port Macquarie (Jan 2020)

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Youth Mental Health First Aid is a 14-hour course that teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adolescents who are developing a mental illness, are experiencing an ongoing mental illness and/or are experiencing a mental health crisis.

The course provides current statistics and information about the following mental illnesses: depression, anxiety problems, eating disorders, psychosis and substance use problems. The course also provides information in how to support and assist young people in the following mental health crises: suicidal thoughts and behaviours, non-suicidal self-injury, traumatic events, severe psychotic states and aggressive behaviours.

The course will be run on Wednesday 15th January and Thursday 16th January 2020 between 9am and 4.30pm. Venue will be at Lighthouse Beach Port Macquarie- Venue to be confirmed in the month prior to the course. Course cost includes manual and light morning/afternoon tea both days. Attendance to both days mandatory for accreditation. Minimum participant numbers apply.

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