The Standard Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to provide initial support to other adults who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, 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.
Mental health problems covered
– Anxiety problems
– Substance use problems
Mental health crises covered
– Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
– Non-suicidal self-injury
– Panic attacks
– Traumatic events
– Severe psychotic states
– Severe effects of alcohol or other drug use
– Aggressive behaviours.
Note: This course is not a therapy or a support group.