Mental health first aid

22 Aug — 29 Aug 2022
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Mental health first aid

August 22 @ 9:30 AM - August 29 @ 12:30 PM AEST


Course Overview – Mental Health First Aid

Participants will learn how to assist an adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence-based action plan. This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals. Developing mental health problems covered:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Substance abuse problems Mental health crisis situations covered:
  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury (deliberate self-harm)
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe effects of drug and alcohol abuse
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Aggressive behaviours

Target Audience 
This course is suitable for any adult over the age of 18. Particularly relevant for professionals with leadership skills or those involved in Occupational Health and Safety.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about the signs and symptoms of common and disabling mental health problems in adults.
  • How to provide initial help, where and how to get professional help.
  • Understand what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation
  • Other Course Information
    Delivery mode: Blended Learning
    Live session dates: Monday 22 August and Monday 29 August
    Live session times: 9:30am – 12:30pm AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
    You will obtain 7 CPD points for completing this short course.

    Registration Information
    Registration close: Sunday, 14 August  
    Having trouble registering? Contact Us or phone 1300 811 880.
    By confirming your registration you agree to AHRI’s Terms & Conditions.


22 August 2022 29 August 2022



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Mental health first aid - SC - Mental Health First Aid
  • $ 550.00 – Member
  • $ 660.00 – Non-Member
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