Introduction to Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Courses

Introduction to Mental Health First Aid

This course offers an overview of mental health, signs and symptoms and tools to support a person that is experiencing poor mental health or a mental health crisis.  This course can be adapted to suit organisations working with mental health in youth or the mental health in the elderly.

The content covered in this course includes:

  • What is mental health and wellbeing
  • Recognising early signs and symptoms
  • Stigma and normalising mental health
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • How to respond and provide mental health first aid
  • Crisis situations
  • Support services
  • Ongoing support
  • Selfcare

 

Course duration:  8 hours