Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) 2-Day Workshop
What is Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)?
Mental health first aid is the help given to someone developing a mental health issue, such as depression, anxiety, or substance misuse or who is in a mental health crisis, like panic attacks, self-injury, aggressive behaviour.
Mental health first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves.
What will you learn?
Our MHFA 2-Day workshop teaches you how to assist someone who is developing a mental illness or is in a mental health crisis. During this workshop you will learn the ALGEE five steps to assisting:
Approach, assess and assist any crisis
Listen without judging
Give support and information
Encourage relevant professional
Encourage other supports
Please note, this course is not a therapy or support group. It is an education workshop where you will learn how to give mental health first aid to those in need.
Who can attend a MHFA course?
This course is provided free of charge to any adult 18+ living within the Counties Manukau DHB district. If you don't live within the Counties Manukau DHB district and would like to attend please contact Ann-Marie on 021892789 or email bWhmYSB8IG1pZGRsZW1vcmUgISBjbyAhIG56.
Please note - you must attend both days to receive your certificate of completion.