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Standard Mental Health First Aid June 29-30

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Event description

The Standard Mental Health First Aid course is a 12 hour (2-day) session to gain 3 years accreditation

The instructor-led component will be delivered in Launceston at a venue tba

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.

Mental health problems covered

• Depression
• Anxiety problems
• Psychosis
• Substance use problems

Mental health Crises covered

• Suicidal thoughts and
• Non-suicidal self-injury
• Panic attacks
• Traumatic events
• Severe psychotic states
• Severe effects from alcohol
or other drug use
• Aggressive behaviours.

Note: This course is not a therapy
or a support group.

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