FREE Accredited Training for Flinders Students – MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Course Overview

One in five Australian adults experiences a mental health problem. Mental Health First Aid is the initial help and support provided to a person experiencing a mental health issue or in a mental health crisis, until the appropriate professional help is received, or the crisis resolves. This 2-day practical and accredited educational course equips you with the skills to understand mental health issues and help others, using a proven, evidence-based Action Plan.


It does not teach you to be a counsellor.

Over the 2 days, participants will:

  • Learn how to recognise common mental health problems
  • Improve knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid actions
  • Increase confidence to provide first aid
  • Learn where and how to seek appropriate professional help
  • Know how to respond in a crisis.

Please note:

  • Places are extremely limited, DO NOT register unless you can attend.
  • Only Flinders Uni students can enrol.
  • If you have any concerns about your capacity to fully participate in this course, please contact the provider.

** If you have any concerns about your own mental health, please contact Health Counselling and Disability Service or your own mental health practitioner **

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