Mental Health First Aid Training

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Registration Required

Registrations for Semester 2, 2018 workshops are now open.

Mental Health First Aid is a certified training program, teaching students how to provide initial support someone in a mental health crisis situation, or someone who is developing a mental disorder, until appropriate professional treatment is received or the crisis resolves. Mental health crisis situations covered are: suicidal thoughts and behaviours, panic attacks, severe effects of drug or alcohol use, severe psychotic states and aggressive behaviours. Developing mental health problems covered are: depression, anxiety problems, psychosis and substance use problems.

Mental Health First Aid operates in two formats:

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Blended Mental Health First Aid for Tertiary Students

Online training followed by a half day face-to-face workshop. Please complete the online training prior to registration. It is recommended that you allow 8 hours to complete the online training, and that the online component is completed at least 1 week prior to the face-to-face training. Completion of the online training is a prerequisite for attending the face-to-face workshop. Online training has a cost of $50, paid directly to Mental Health First Aid Australia. When registering for online training please use your University of Melbourne student email address.

Standard Mental Health First Aid Training

Full course offered face-to-face across two days on the Parkville campus.

Dates and registration

Registrations will open closer to the date of each workshop

2Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Wednesday 1st August12.30pm - 4.30pm Registration Closed
3Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Tuesday 28th August11am - 3pmRegistration Closed
4Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Thursday 13th September12.30pm - 4.30pmRegistration Closed
5Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Wednesday 26th September9.30am -1.30pmRegistration Closed
6Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Friday 12th October11am - 3pmRegistration Closed
7Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Thursday 15th November12pm - 4pmRegistration Closed