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Edition 4 Standard Mental Health First Aid
September 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm$220
The Standard MHFA course teaches adult members of the public how to assist someone who is developing a mental health problem, who has a worsening of an existing mental health problem, or who is in a mental health crisis.
Developing mental health problems covered:
• Substance misuse
Mental health crises covered:
• Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
• Non-suicidal self-injury
• Panic attacks
• Traumatic events
• Severe psychotic states
• Severe effects from alcohol or other drug misuse
• Aggressive behaviours
Participants will learn the signs and symptoms of these mental health problems, where and how to get help, and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective.
All participats will receive a MHFA manual and a certificate of accreditation on completion of training. Morning and afternoon tea will be provided on both days, participants required to supply their own lunch. Training is from 9am to 5pm each day.