BECOME A MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AIDER to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
|When||Saturday 5 June - Sunday 6 June 2021
9:00am - 5:00pm over two days
|Where||NIAA, Lvl 1, 65 Church Street Dubbo|
In any one year, approximately 1 in 5 Australians aged 16-85 have a common mental illness. Evidence suggests that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experience this at a higher rate.
Mental Health First Aid training will teach you practical skills to support a person with a mental health problem. Make a real difference to the people in your community.
• Recognise common mental health problems affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
• Provide initial support using a practical, evidence-based Action Plan
• Seek appropriate professional support
• Respond in a crisis situation
This is a 14-hour educational course, not a therapy or support group.