Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Melissa Hardy





Engaging Senior Leaders
Standard MHFA
Standard Refresher Course

Location Information

Melbourne VIC 3000

States Available In

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia


Melissa Hardy has over 15 years’ experience working in various sectors including – not-for-profit, multinational non-government organisations, local government and state government. Melissa holds a Master of Social Change and Development, a Graduate Certificate in International and Community Development, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and is currently completing a degree in Social Work.

Melissa runs programs including corporate well-being programs incorporating mental health literacy, Mental Health First Aid, meditation, self-care, yoga and meditation. She has specialist skills in working with groups from diverse backgrounds including people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities. She is committed to strengthening literacy and understanding of Mental Health First Aid, reducing stigma. She has worked with a number of specific community groups including the Afghan, Indian and Burmese & Rohingya communities.

Melissa also has experience delivering training to groups of young people, VCAL students, women's organisations, people living with a disability, corporate groups, local and state government staff, sporting clubs, volunteer groups, not-for-profit leaders and university students.

Melissa’s teaching and coaching style would be described as warm, adaptable, approachable, friendly and professional. She has a passion for yoga, meditation, travel, food and culture. Please contact Melissa to further discuss your organisation's training needs and how MHFA training can benefit you and/or your organisation.

Located in the outer east of Melbourne and available to travel within Australia.

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