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Youth Mental Health First Aid course

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This course will improve your knowledge of mental illnesses, treatments and first aid actions as well as increase your confidence in providing first aid actions.The course helps reduce stigma, and improves support for people with mental illness.

Learn to: 

• Recognise common mental health problems in young people
• Provide initial help using a practical, evidence-based Action Plan
• Seek appropriate professional help
• Respond in a crisis situation

This is a 14-hour educational course, not a therapy or support group.

  • Each participant will receive their own Mental Health First Aid Manual, 4th Edition, free of charge.
  • Each participant has the option to complete an online assessment task after the course to gain National Accreditation as a Mental Health First Aider, including certificate, valid for 3 years.

    The course will be a casual, relaxed, engaging and supportive learning environment.

    It will be held over two consecutive Fridays, 15th and 22nd March, 0830 - 5pm. 

    Attendance at both days is required.

    All teaching materials will be provided.

    • Each participant will receive their own Mental Health First Aid Manual, 4th Edition, free of charge.
    • Each participant has the option to complete an online assessment task after the course to gain National Accreditation as a Mental Health First Aider, including certificate, valid for 3 years.

    The Community College is located adjacent to the carpark behind the IGA shopping arcade. There are kitchen facilities available to BYO lunch, and cafes/shops within a short walk.





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