2-DAY Mental Health First Aid

Learn how 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, until appropriate professional help is received, or the crisis resolves.

The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course is for any interested adult.

You will learn how to assist an adult 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.

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

What the courses covers:

Learn about the signs and symptoms of common and disabling mental health problems in adults, how to provide initial help, where and how to get professional help, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

Developing Mental Health Problems covered:

Depression and Anxiety

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Substance Use Problems

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Mental Health Crisis Situations covered:

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Suicidal thoughts and behaviours

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Non-suicidal self-injury (deliberate self-harm)

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Panic Attacks

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Traumatic Events

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Severe Effects of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

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Aggressive Behaviours

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