Mental Health First Aid (MHFA™) - 2 Day Course

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA™) - 2 Day Course

Date: Monday 04 December 2023
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Cultural Centre - 76 Wingewarra St, Dubbo
Guest Speaker: Event by: Orana Skills Centre


This Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to provide initial support to friends, family, co-workers or the community 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. It is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

Topics covered:

Mental health problems, including;

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems

M ental health crises, including;

  • Suicidal thoughts & behaviours
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe psychotic state
  • Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use
  • Aggressive behaviours

Includes tea, coffee, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and course materials.

Upon completion of the 2-day course, participants have the option to complete an online assessment to become an accredited Mental Health First Aid Officer.

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