12 hours (2 days) in a classroom (face to face)
12-hour Standard MHFA Course
The 12-hour Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis. Developing mental health problems covered:
- Anxiety problems
- Substance use problems
Mental health crises covered:
- Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
- Non-suicidal self-injury
- Panic attacks
- Traumatic events
- Severe effects of alcohol or other drug use
- Severe psychotic states
- Aggressive behaviours
There are no prerequisites for this MHFA training course.
There is no assessment process for this course, but participants can opt for Mental Health First Aider Accreditation through Mental Health First Aid.
On successful completion of this course, students will be issued with a Certificate of Completion.