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Youth Mental Health First Aid for Melbourne Girls' College Parents and Carers

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Our accredited Youth Mental Health First Aid courses have been described as engaging, interactive and fun, and provide all people who work or live with young people with the necessary skills and tools to effectively support their mental health and wellbeing. The course teaches adults how to assist adolescents who are developing a mental illness, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem, or are in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received, or the crisis resolves. Each course participant receives a copy of the YMHFA Manual and a Certificate of Accreditation through MHFA Australia.

Developing mental health problems covered are:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems
  • Eating disorders

    Mental health crisis situations covered are:
  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury (sometimes called deliberate self-harm)
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe effects of drug or alcohol use
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Aggressive behaviours

    Course Details
    Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March 9:00am-4:30pm
    Where: Melbourne Girls' College
    Cost: $330 (includes lunch and refreshments)
    Please note course places are limited to 24 participants

    For more information, please visit

RSVP For the course is 14th March.

Please note that the event may be cancelled if minimum orders are not met.

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