Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
David Machen


0423 913 648 (mob)



Standard MHFA
Standard Refresher Course
Youth MHFA
Youth Refresher
Master Instructor
Principal Master
Gambling Problems MHFA
Blended Online MHFA Workplace
Blended Workplace
Blended Online MHFA Community

Location Information

Adelaide SA 5087

States Available In

  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria


David is a Principal Master instructor and facilitator recognised for his passion and commitment to the cause of raising awareness of Mental Health. Over the last 26 years he has have been working with people with a diagnosis of mental illness which has given him great insight. He talks openly about his lived experience and about the road to recovery and wellness.
He has facilitated courses to community members, Allied Health Care Counsellors, Health Professionals, Case Managers, Entertainers, Support Workers in Disability Services, Sport Trainers and to those working in the Education Sector.
David delivers the 12 hr. Standard Mental Health Course, the 4 hr. Standard Refresher course, the 14 hr. Youth Mental health course and the 4hr Gambling Problem course both locally and across Australia.