Mental Health First Aid Course Townsville

Mental Health First Aid Townsville

Mental Illness in Australia

Introducing Mental Illness in Australia, a comprehensive resource that sheds light on the prevalence and impact of mental health issues in the country. With approximately 8.6 million Australians affected by mental illness each year, this product is an essential tool for understanding and addressing these challenges.

From anxiety to mood disorders and substance use, Mental Illness in Australia covers the common forms of mental illnesses that impact individuals’ feelings, thoughts, behaviors, and social interactions. With nearly two in five Australians experiencing a mental illness between the ages of 16 and 85, it’s crucial to have the knowledge and resources to provide support and assistance.

By investing in MHFA Training Townsville, you’ll gain valuable insights on how to help family members, colleagues, and friends who are facing mental health difficulties or crises. This training equips you with the skills to provide initial assistance until professional help is received or the situation is resolved.

Empower yourself with the expertise needed to make a difference. Choose Mental Illness in Australia and become part of a community dedicated to promoting mental well-being. MHFA Townsville awaits your commitment to creating a safer and healthier environment for all.

Whs And Training Compliance Solutions can expect to have close contact with someone experiencing a mental illness. Standard MHFA training will provide you information on how to assist a family member, colleague, friend who is going through difficult times due to their mental illness or going through crisis until professional assistance is received or the situation is resolved.

Based on the International MHFA guidelines, the content of the MHFA is developed consultation with the mental health professionals, carers, advocates and researchers written by the MHFA Australia. This evidence-based mental first aid content is facilitated by the MHFA instructor in Townsville.

MHFA Training Townsville

Participants of this first course will learn how to provide mental health first aid to someone who is suffering from the mental illness, distinguish the signs and symptoms of mental health problems:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use disorder

Participants will also learn the MHFA action plan on how, what, when and where to administer mental health first aid. This first aid training course utilises evidence-based research and focuses on potential crisis circumstances arising from mental health illness with an applied first aid response.

Facilitator will cover crisis situations, where the person might have suicidal thoughts and behaviours, non-suicidal self-injury, panic attacks, traumatic events, severe psychotic states, severe effects from alcohol or other substance use or violent behaviours.

Benefits of MHFA training courses

MHFA provides learners with the skills to identify a mental health crisis, respond correctly and provide assistance to the individual for their recovery and return to work this includes:

  • Awareness of just how common mental health issues are among communities.
  • De-stigmatise mental health illness and knowledge.
  • How to acknowledge if a person is going through difficult times due to mental health illness.

Learn to help someone suffering from a mental health crisis or condition when professional assistance is not available.

Start your Mental Health Course in Queensland

It’s high time to spread awareness about the importance of mental health. At work, make it a point to fortify policies that prioritize your workers’ mental well-being. It could come in the form of mandatory breaks, wellness activities, and more importantly an effective grievance system. Indeed, when the going gets tough, you need to get the tough going, too. And what better way to strengthen your journey towards mental health than enrolling in a course in Queensland. You will never know how far that mental health training certificate QLD will take you until you see the results for yourself.

Contact us to request a competitive quote today.

Course Location

Arcadian SLSC Strand Clubhouse-The Rock Pool, The Strand, Townsville, 4810

Course Fee: $354 per person inclusive GST

If you would like to book yourself to any of our courses, you can book online or email us.