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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid

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Make a real difference to the people in your community. Become an Accredited Mental Health First Aider.

In any one year, approximately 1 in 5 Australians aged 16-85 have a common mental illness. Evidence suggests that Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people experience this at a higher rate. Mental Health First Aid training will teach you practical skills to assist adults who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.

Learn practical first aid skills such as:

  • Recognise common mental health problems affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Provide initial support using a practical, evidence-based Action Plan
  • Seek appropriate professional support
  • Respond in a crisis situation

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

What's covered?

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems
  • 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 use
  • Aggressive behaviours

This is a 14-hour educational course, not a therapy or support group.

Join us from 8.00am - 4.00pm

Full fee: $325.00
Concession: $325.00

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Semester 2

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Duration 2 Days
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Duration 2 Days
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