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Mental Health First Aid Course

Training location: Newman

Duration: 2 Half Days

Course Info

Course Summary

This internationally recognised course was developed at the Centre for Mental Health Research at Australian National University and is now delivered across 20 countries around the world.

By the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Understanding mental health, including diagnoses, prevalence and common misconceptions.

  • Symptoms and causes of depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance misuse.

  • How to provide initial support to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

  • Crisis First Aid for: suicidal behaviour, panic attacks, aggressive behaviour, self-harm, acute psychosis.

  • Responding to the effects of traumatic events and drug and alcohol misuse.

Candidate requirements

  • Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language

Max Students


Min Students


Due to the cost of running the mental health first aid course course, it is essential to meet the min students of 10. If this isn't reached, you will be contacted 5 days prior and rescheduled.


Desert to Coast partner with North Regional TAFE (NRT) RTO No. 52788 for all nationally recognised training whereby NRT will issue the AQF certification documentation.

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