Collaboration • Knowledge • Leadership

Collaboration • Knowledge • Leadership

Mental Health First Aid

This face to face MHFA Community Course has been adapted from the Standard Mental Health First Aid Course for adults.

The training has two face to face sessions.


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


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.


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 1 May 2023 - 9:00 am
Price per person $320.00
Members Price $240.00
Facilitator Carol Fountain
Day 1 Mon, 1 May 2023 - 9.00am to 5.00pm
Day 2 Tue, 2 May 2023 - 9.00am to 5.00pm
Location Mental Health Victoria Office

Venue Information - Mental Health Victoria Office

Level 6, 136 Exhibition Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000