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Mental Health First Aid
for your Workplace

Mental Health First Aid
for your Workplace

Untreated mental health conditions cost Australian workplaces $11 billion dollars in lost productivity each year.

Due to existing stigma and lack of support, roughly a quarter of all employees experiencing a mental health problem do not seek help at all.

Embrace Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training within your organisation and nurture your businesses greatest asset, your people.

Benefits MHFA Can Provide Your Organisation

Have dedicated Mental Health First Aid Officers in your workplace.

Identify mental health issues in the workplace, before they escalate or become a crisis.

Increase workplace productivity and see a reduction in presenteeism and absenteeism.

Reduce stigmatising attitudes toward mental illness and increase help-giving behaviours.

Create a peer support program that is confidential and compliments your E.A.P.

Establish an action plan for any situation where mental health problems are a challenge.

Be a leader in your industry and become recognised as MHFA ‘Skilled Workplace’.

Demonstrate your commitment to building a mentally healthy workplace culture, both to your staff and your external stakeholders.

STANDARD MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (FACE-TO-FACE)

By completing the standard MHFA course, you will discover how to spot the crucial signs of mental illness and offer first aid to someone who is dealing with a mental health problem or crisis.

What the course covers

  • How to recognise common mental health illnesses.
  • How to appropriately approach and communicate with someone experiencing a mental health problem.
  • How to support someone experiencing depression or anxiety.
  • Techniques on how to de-escalate someone who is distressed.
  • How to talk to someone you believe may be expressing suicidal thoughts.
  • How to help someone experiencing a crisis or traumatic event.
  • How to approach the conversation about drug and alcohol use.
  • How to encourage someone to seek professional help.

Development of Mental Health Problems Covered

Depression

Anxiety

Psychosis

Substance Abuse

Mental Health Crisis Situations Covered

Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviours

Non-Suicidal
Self Injury

Panic
Attacks

Traumatic
Events

Aggressive Behaviours

Severe Psychotic States

Severe Effects of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Course Details

FORMAT

The ‘Standard Mental Health First Aid for Adults’ is a comprehensive 12-hour face-to-face course split into two 6-hour days, plus breaks. Each day runs from 9am to 4pm.

LOCATION

The Platform – Septimus Roe, Level 3, 256 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, 6000, Australia.

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RESOURCES

Course participants receive a physical copy of the Standard Mental Health First Aid manual and a certificate of completion.

ACCREDITATION

A 3 year accreditation is obtained after successfully completing a short quiz. The MHFA accreditation demonstrates that an individual has the skills and knowledge to provide Mental Health First Aid.

PRICE

The investment for either course delivery is $210 per person. Subsidised rates are available for groups of 5 or more.

ENGAGING SENIOR LEADERS SEMINAR

Engaging Senior Leaders’ is an awareness program and a taster of the standard mental health first aid course from MHFA Australia This 90-minute seminar is for decision-makers who wish to start the implementation or progress the roll-out mental health strategy and training within their organisation. Learn how mental health first aid can help in the workplace.

What the seminar covers

  • Identify where mental illness is a challenge in your workplace.
  • Understand how to better provide support as a manager.
  • Learn the benefits of appointing MHFA officers in your workplace.
  • Understand the framework to promote mentally healthy workplaces.
  • Learn how MHFA can increase productivity and reduce absenteeism.
  • Identify and discuss opportunities for organisational improvement.
  • Become a nationally recognised leader in your industry via the MHFA ‘Skilled Workplace’ program.

Who will benefit from this seminar?

This course is best suited to leaders, decision-makers, and influencers within organisations.

Train your staff now and have them join the 800,000+ Australians already accredited in Mental Health First Aid.

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