MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID AUSTRALIA
MHFA Australia signs open letter from mental health sector to Prime Minister to call for certainty of funding. Read the open letter.
Qld Gov contributes $88,000 funding to Closing the Gap, including funding to Solas for MHFA Training to service providers and people working with young Indigenous people in Townsville and Palm Island. Read more.
USA First Lady Michelle Obama supports MHFA! Read more.
The MHFA Program is launched in Malta, bringing the number of countries delivering MHFA to 24. More info
Our CEO Betty Kitchener was named a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) on Australia Day 2015 More
Whilst people often know a lot about common physical health problems, ignorance of mental health is prevalent. Regular first aid courses are widespread, however most of these courses do not address helping with mental health problems. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training aims to fill this gap. More about MHFA Australia's purpose.