Is this training for you?

Mental health problems can affect anyone in the community and inaccurate and stigmatising attitudes towards people with mental illness are common. Many people lack the knowledge, skills, and confidence to support a friend, family member or co-worker experiencing a mental health problem, including how to approach someone and start a safe conversation. This program is designed for staff wanting to learn how to provide first level assistance to others experiencing a mental health issue or crisis until the appropriate professional help is received or crisis resolves.

Key Benefits

  • Being able to provide first aid until the appropriate professional help is received;
  • Ability to use gained knowledge in professional and personal environment;
  • Option to gain accreditation as a Mental Health First Aider, valid for 3 years.

What will I learn?

You will learn how to:

  • Understand the signs and symptoms of mental health problems;
  • Recognise where and how to get help for those who need it;
  • Address mental health crises in the short term;
  • Provide initial support.

CDF Competencies

  • Be Responsible and Accountable for Achieving Excellence
  • Make Informed Decisions



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Course code: 11057
If you have any enquires or would like to register your interest, please log a Service Central request. You will be added to the registration list and the workshop will be scheduled if we have sufficient numbers.

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