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FBLearning are pleased to be offering the Mental Health First Aid progam under a blended Online & Face-to-Face delivery.  The new course outline will see you work at your own pace online and at the completion, you will attend a 4 hour face-to-face workshop in Maitland.

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:

    Depression, Anxiety problems, Psychosis, Substance use problems.
    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.

Blended Delivery:  Online Study followed by 4 hours of face-to-face workshop in Maitland (or other areas as required).

Cost:  Students:  $190  I  Non-Students:  $290

The face-to-face 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

Apply now to show your expression of interest or contact the training team at FBLearning: