Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

(Two days course: 1 online + 1 In-person on 4-Jun-2024 - 9am to 5pm)

Course Description

First aid skills to support young people with mental health problems or mental health crisis.

The course is divided into two parts that will take place on two different days. The first part is an online component (7 hours), while the second is an in-person component (7 hours).


Course Overview

Learn how to assist adolescents experiencing mental health problems or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.  This training will give you an evidence-based Action Plan to follow which is based on guidelines developed by professionals and people with lived experience.

You will also receive a Youth Mental Health Training Manual which provides useful information post training.  To become an Accredited Mental Health First Aider, complete the online assessment after the course.   

Make sure you only enrol up for the course if you can attend, as we have limited spots!

Also, after the enrolment, don't forget to generate the Humanitix ticket to reserve your spot (this is the first activity of the course player)

If you have decided to participate, but something unforeseeable happens, try to notify us a week in advance if possible by email
(bookings@smg.net.au)

Topics

(1 online component + 1 in-person component)

(7 hours online + 7 hours in-person)

Comprehensive Exploration

  • 6 Topics
  • 1 Course Evaluation
  • 1 Certification

Make sure you only enrol up for the course if you can attend, as we have limited spots!

Also, after the enrolment, don't forget to generate the Humanitix ticket to reserve your spot (this is the first activity of the course player)


If you have decided to participate, but something unforeseeable happens, try to notify us a week in advance if possible by email
(bookings@smg.net.au)

Topic 1

Depression, anxiety, panic attacks

Topic 2

Eating Disorders

Topic 3

Substance use

Topic 4

Suicidal thoughts and Self injury

Topic 5

Psychosis

Topic 6

Traumatic events

MHFA accredited Instructor from Talk Out Loud

Key Learning Outcomes 

Understand common mental health problems.

Learn about the treatments available.

Gain confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental health problems or crisis.

Meet the instructor

MHFA accredited Instructor from Talk Out Loud

An MHFA accredited Instructor from Talk Out Loud will facilitate the training.

Talk Out Loud are a not-for-profit charity providing an accepting community of support for young people with lived experience of mental health or suicide grief.