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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid

State ID K2003P

Every year one in five Australians experience a diagnosable mental illness.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) provides you the participant with the knowledge and skills to assist a person experiencing a mental health event, until it resolves or until professional help is engaged. MHFA is an evidence-based training course authored by MHFA Australia and delivered by our accredited NR TAFE MHFA instructors.

Mental Health

When Semester 2, 2023.

Study Mode On campus.

The 2-day course covers recognition, response and intervention to the most common mental health disorders, including:

•    Anxiety
•    Depression
•    Non-suicidal self-injury
•    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
•    Psychosis
•    Substance use
•    Suicidal thoughts

This course is designed for all members of the public aged 18 years and above. It is also suitable for health professionals, front-line staff, human resources staff, team leaders and managers.

*Please note; Short Courses are non-accredited and result in a Certificate of Participation. A non-accredited training course does not count-towards a recognised qualification, but is specially designed to provide hands-on training in a new skill you can use in your personal or professional life, and is a great way to refresh your knowledge or give you a taste of a different industry.

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

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This course is currently undergoing scheduling to meet community demand. Course dates, locations and study modes will be available shortly. Please check back soon, complete the course enquiry form below or contact our Client Services Team for more information.

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