Collaboration • Knowledge • Leadership

Collaboration • Knowledge • Leadership

Mental Health First Aid Refresher - October 2022

 

The Blended Online MHFA Community Course has been adapted from the Standard Mental Health First Aid Course for adults.

This training has a self-paced component followed by two online sessions.

Audience

This Mental Health First Aid course is for any interested adult.

Aims

Participants will learn:

  • The signs and symptoms of common and disabling mental health problems in adults
  • How to provide initial help
  • Where and how to get professional help
  • How to provide mental health first aid in a crisis situation using a practical, evidence-based action plan.

Outline

Developing mental health problems covered include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems

Mental health crises covered:

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

Event Details

Starts 13 October 2022 - 9:30 am
Price per person $320.00
Members Price $240.00
Facilitator Carol Fountain