Mental Health First Aid

The Standard Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to provide initial support to other adults 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.This is a standardised course developed by Mental Health First Aid Australia, and has been customised by accredited MHFA Instructor Sebnem Bulan-Worth to incorporate relevant examples and local information. More information can be found at:
Mental health problems covered: 
  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems 
Mental health crises covered  
  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe phychotic states or other drug use
  • Aggressive behaviours 

Target Audience:

Anyone 18 and over can attended this course. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Non-accredited

Learning Methods:

This is a 12-hour course which is usually delivered as either a 2-day training package
(6 hours per day), or as 4 separate modules (3 hours each). There is also a blended option, with an online component.

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