Approximately 1 in 5 Australian adults experience a common mental illness each year. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training will teach you practical skills to support someone with a mental health problem. Make a real difference to people in your community.
Topic discussed: What is mental illness, action plan to support someone, depression, suicidal thoughts, anxiety disorders, panic attacks, psychotic disorders and substance misuse. Along with a take home manual.
STANDARD MHFA TRAINING BENEFITS
KNOWLEDGE: Improves knowledge of mental illnesses, treatments and first aid actions.
CONFIDENCE: Increases confidence in providing first aid.
DE-STIGMATISING: Decreases stigmatising attitudes.
SUPPORT: Increases the support provided to others.