Advance Mental Health First Aid

Learn how to assist adults who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. This course is suitable for adults in workplaces, schools, and community settings to support other adults.

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STANDARD MHFA COURSE

The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course is for any interested adult. You will learn how to assist an adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence-based action plan.

What the course covers

Learn about:

  • Signs and symptoms of common and disabling mental health problems in adults
  • How to provide initial help
  • Learn about the different types of  professional help that is available
  • Learn how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

Note* This is an education course and is not a therapy or support group.

Mental Health Problems Covered

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Stress

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Depression

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Anxiety

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Psychosis

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Substance use problems

Mental Health Crisis Situations Covered

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Suicidal thoughts and behaviour

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Non-suicidal injury (deliberate self- harm)

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Panic Attacks

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Traumatic Events

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Severe Psychotic States

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Aggressive Behaviours

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Severe substance use problems

Why Attend the Course

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Knowledge

Improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies.

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Confidence

Confidence in providing first aid to a person experiencing a mental health problem. When a mental health crisis happens, know what to do

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Increase Support

In the amount and type of support provided to others. Be there for a friend, family member of a colleague

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De-Stigmatizing

Decreases in stigmatizing attitudes.

Mental Health First Aid Course Calendar

Dates Location Course Type Status Link
25/06/2022&2/08/2022 Westlands-INDIGO COWORK SPACE Standard Course Completed Enroll Now
24/09/2022 & 01/10/2022 & 07/10/2022 Westlands-INDIGO COWORK SPACE Advance Course Enrolment Open Enrol Now
26/11/2022 & 3/12/2022 Westlands-INDIGO COWORK SPACE Standard Course Upcoming Enroll Now
21/01/2023 & 28/01/2023 & 4/01/2023 Westlands-INDIGO COWORK SPACE Advance Course Upcoming Enrol Now