To see our Mental Health First Aid training dates go here.

The Mental Health First Aid course teaches participants how to provide initial support to someone who is experiencing a mental health problem or crisis.

Learn about  The signs and symptoms of common 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.

Key Topics

* Depression, anxiety, psychosis, substance use problems, panic attacks, suicidality, traumatic events, non-suicidal self-injury, and aggressive behaviours.

Key Messages

* This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

* Evaluations consistently show that MHFA training is associated with - improved knowledge of mental illness, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness.

* You can make a difference!

Mental Health First Aid flyer here

What to expect when you attend Mental Health First Aid - Video 


Complete an online assessment after the course to become an accredited Mental Health First Aider.

Please note this course is not a therapy or support group, it's an education course to learn how to give first aid to others.

*You must be 18 years or older to attend.

2 full days

$325 (including GST)

Public trainings: Nurturing, comfortable and convenient venues. Tea, coffee and catered morning tea and afternoon tea is included. 

Face to face

Min: 12 Max: 22

To see our Mental Health First Aid training dates go here.

To see all of our community training course dates go to our Upcoming Training.

* We also offer Mental Health First Aid - Refresher

For further information please email [email protected] or phone 1300 003 313.

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