It is all too easy to overlook the signs of mental illness, and often we do not know how to help our loved ones through tough times regarding mental health. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) are offering an excellent opportunity in the heart of brisbane city for people to learn the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, when and how to get help and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective. The course aims for people to take away evidence based tools to help adults who are suffering mental illness.

You will take away an evidence based tool to assist adults in these crisis situations:

• Depression
• Panic attacks
• Traumatic events
• Severe psychotic states
• Severe effects of alcohol and drugs
• Aggressive behaviour
• Substance abuse
• Suicidal thoughts and behaviours

This is a 12 hour course, which is delivered as a 2 day training package. A manual is provided to each participant attending the course, along with useful mental health resources.

After the completion of the course, you will be issued with a certificate which can be used towards your continuing professional development (CPD) qualifications.


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