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Youth Mental Health First Aid, Hamilton 7 June + 14 June 2023

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Youth Mental Health First Aid 

This is a two-part course. You need to attend both days to complete the training. 

Session 1 - Wednesday, 7th June 2023 8.30am to 4pm

Session 2 - Wednesday, 14th June 2023 8.30am to 4pm 

Who should attend

  • Parents and Carers
  • Community Members
  • Teachers 
  • Anyone over 18 years old, connected with young people. 

This course has been heavily subsidised by Live4Life Southern Grampians. If payment of the course fee restricts your attendance please get in contact with Kerri Pleydell-Sander 

at Western District Health Services via the details below. 

What the course covers

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches adults about adolescent development and the signs and symptoms of common and disabling mental health problems in young people, including crisis situations. 

Topics covered include depression, anxiety, panic attacks, eating disorders and suicidal thoughts and behaviours.

You will learn how and where to get help when a young person is developing a mental illness, what help research has shown to be effective and how to provide first aid in crisis situations. Read more about the course.

Instructor: Kate Couchman

South West TAFE, Room 14, 200 Ballarat Road, Hamilton.

Please bring a notepad and pen or device. 

Lunch provided
Free parking onsite

If you have any questions or are unable to attend the training please contact Kerri Pleydell-Sander - Southern Grampians Live4Life Coordinator on 0407355646 or ph: 5551 8409 or email

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