This Program teaches adults how to provide mental health first aid to friends, family and co-workers.
Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.
The first aid is given until the appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.
Participants will learn the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, where and how to get help and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective
Why choose this program?
This program teaches adults how to provide initial support to adults who are developing any of the following mental health problems, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or mental health crises:
DEVELOPING MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
Depression, Anxiety problems, Psychosis, Substance use problems.
MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS
Suicidal thoughts and behaviours, Non-suicidal self-injury, Panic attacks, Traumatic events, Severe psychotic states, Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use, Aggressive behaviours.
This Mental Health First Aid Program workshop component will be delivered by a local, qualified specialist Mental Health Service Provider.
Our facilitator is currently working as a Western NSW Area Manager for a National Disability Service Provider.
In addition to his 10 years of experience in the Disability sector, he has published numerous research publications and presented at National and International Mental Health conferences
Contact our training team for more information.
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