MENTAL HEALTH

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​Completing Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training will help you to develop the skills to support a friend, family member, co-worker or member of the general public, who may be developing a mental health problem, or experiencing a mental health crisis.

At PsychAssist, we have 2 options for the delivery of Mental Health First Aid training; Face-to-face and Blended Online.
We can also conduct private and workplace based training, nationwide. ​

Our Mental Health First Aid training is accredited with Mental Health First Aid Australia and the training can contribute to your  CPD points.  On completion of the MHFA training and accreditation process, participants with receive a Certificate of Accreditation which is valid for 3 years.​

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Why Mental Health First Aid?

Because MHFA has been shown to address:

1 in 5

Australians experience symptoms of a mental health problem every year

45%

Australians experience a mental health problem in their life time

65%

of Australians who experience a mental health problem don't get help

1 in 4

Australian Youth experience a mental health problem every year

MHFA Courses

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STANDARD

12-hour course for adults assisting other adults.

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YOUTH

14-hour course for adults assisting young people

(Also available online)

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ENGAGING LEADERS

90-minute overview on the MHFA Training

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TERTIARY

Combination of online (eLearning) and 4-hours face-to-face training for adults 

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RERESHERS

Refresher Training 

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TEEN

3 classroom based sessions for adolescents assisting their peers for Years 7 - 12.

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NSSI

Half-day course for adults assisting someone engaging in self-injury.

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BLENDED ONLINE

100% online in a blended format.

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LEGAL PROFESSION

Combination of online (eLearning) and 4-hours face-to-face training 

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SUICIDAL PERSON

Half-day course for adults assisting someone experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours.

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