Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Amity Deans





Standard MHFA
Standard Refresher Course
Suicidal Person MHFA

Location Information

Dodges Ferry
Hobart TAS 7173

States Available In

  • Tasmania


Amity is employed at Rural Alive & Well Inc. (RAW) supports the capacity of individuals, families and the community to respond to challenging life experiences. Our focus is suicide prevention, mental health and wellbeing. We provide outreach support to rural communities 24 hours a day - 7 days a week as well as working with communities on wellbeing initiatives.
Phone 1300 HELP MATE (1300 4357 6283) Amity has worked in rural and remote communities with families and young people for the past 10 years. Amity has a Diploma in Community Services and also a Diploma in Children’s Services. Prior to RAW Amity was employed at the Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House as the Family Support Worker. Amity played an integral role in supporting isolated families and individuals with complex needs and also facilitating programs and activities to enhance community engagement and connectedness. Post the Dunalley Bushfires in 2013 Amity worked alongside the Dunalley Primary School, Beyond Blue, Anglicare, local council and many other service providers and organisations to promote and assist with the recovery of the community. Amity believes that often people and communities carry within themselves their own solutions, they just need the encouragement and support to find it. Amity enjoys a busy, fun and active lifestyle with her three children.