Youth Mental Health First Aid Course Brisbane
Led by a YMHFA Accredited Instructor
Discounts may apply for large groups!
One in four (25%) young Australians will experience a common mental health illness in any one year. Youth mental health challenges are among the leading causes of falling grades, problems with friends, and relationships, substance use or abuse and they can have lifelong impact.
THIS COURSE IS FOR:
Those who work, live or care for adolescents, including teachers, school support staff/senior students, parents, sports coaches, and community group leaders.
Onsite group training is now available
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Why do a Youth Mental Health First Aid Course?
Evaluations consistently show that Mental Health First Aid training improves a participant’s knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. MHFA courses have also been shown to decrease stigma and increase help-seeking behaviours.
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Delivered in 2 flexible course format options:
The Youth Mental Health First Aid course teaches any adult (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adolescents experiencing a mental health problem or crisis.
Learn about the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems in young people, how to provide initial help, where and how to get professional help, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.
Mental health problems covered:
- Anxiety problems
- Eating disorders
- Substance use problems
Mental health crises covered:
- Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
- Non-suicidal self-injury
- Panic attacks
- Traumatic events
- Severe psychotic states
- Severe effects from alcohol/drug use
- Aggressive behaviours