About 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.
STANDARD MHFA TRAINING BENEFITS
Improves knowledge of mental illnesses, treatments and first aid actions.
Increases confidence in providing first aid.
Decreases stigmatising attitudes.
Increases the support provided to others.
LEARN PRACTICAL FIRST AID SKILLS
• Recognise common mental health problems
• Provide initial help using a practical, evidence- based Action Plan
• Seek appropriate professional help, and
• Respond in a crisis situation
This is a 12-hour educational course, not a therapy or support group.
This course will be self paced through May (2 hours / week for 4 weeks), with 2 x 2.5 hour Zoom sessions in early June.
Free for men 40+ and women 65+ and their close contacts, $50 others.
Residents of Burnie, Central Coast and Devonport are especially welcome.
Facilitator: John Clark from Rural Alive and