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Standard Mental Health First Aid Course - Chinchilla

Starting: 9:00am Saturday, 15th June 2019

Finishing: 5:00pm Sunday, 16th June 2019

Where: Club Hotel Chinchilla, 131 Heeney Street, Chinchilla

Organiser: Mental Health First Aid Australia

Learn skills and gain confidence to assist friends, family and co-workers experiencing mental health problems.

Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until the appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA) course.

Course topics cover: developing mental health problems, depression, anxiety problems, psychosis and substance use problems, as well as suicide and other mental health crises.

Training is free of charge to participants and participants receive a copy of the Standard MHFA manual, a certificate and catering is included.

Participants are eligible to become an accredited Mental Health First Aider.

Participants will learn the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, where and how to get help and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective.

For more information contact Lifeline on 1300 991 443 or robgnielsen@gmail.com

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