MHFA – Conversations About Gambling
An introduction to Mental Health First Aid Conversations about Gambling
The 4-hour Mental Health First Aid Conversations about Gambling course is for any interested adult.
You will learn how to identify, approach and support someone experiencing gambling harm using a practical, evidence-based action plan.
This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.
What is the format?
This is a 4-hour workshop.
Why attend an MHFA course?
Evaluations consistently show that MHFA training is associated with improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. It is also associated with decreased stigma and an increase in help provided.
What will you learn?
- How to approach someone you are concerned about
- Risk factors, signs, symptoms and motivations which may underpin gambling harm
- How relapse might affect someone experiencing gambling harm
- How to manage your own self- care when helping someone experiencing gambling harm.
Who can attend this course?
Any adult can attend.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for course dates and pricing