Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Philippa Harris


0458 080 350


Engaging Senior Leaders
Blended Online MHFA Tertiary
Blended Youth icon
Standard MHFA
Standard Refresher Course
Youth MHFA
Older Person MHFA
Master Instructor
Principal Master
Conversations about Gambling
Conversations about Suicide
Conversations about NSSI
Blended Workplace
Blended Online MHFA Community
Blended Online MHFA Workplace
Blended MHFA for Tertiary Students

Location Information

Townsville QLD 4815

States Available In

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


Principal Master Instructor for MHFA with accreditation to deliver 'face to face' and 'on-line' Standard, Youth, Older Person, Workplace and Tertiary courses and the 4 hour MHFA for Suicidal Persons, Gambling Problems, Non-Suicidal Self Injury and Re-accreditation Courses. Long professional history of working in mental health as a Registered Nurse; public, private and non government. Extensive experience in community and tertiary mental health education and community development. Passionate about raising awareness of mental health issues and early intervention for individuals, families and communities in all sectors, including rural and remote areas. Able to travel to rural and remote areas on a cost recovery basis. 2016 Qld State Finalist for Senior Australian of the Year for her work in mental health education and a recipient of an International Commonwealth Secretariat Award for mental health program development for Rural Women. 2019 qualified as an Equine Assisted Learning practitioner. Now working independently. (Philippa Harris - Community Mental Health Education) I can be contacted to discuss course delivery options to meet your specific needs and budget.

Upcoming Courses | Instructing

Dates Instructor Co-facilitator Location Course Type Status
05/11/2021 - 05/11/2021 Philippa Harris
Mackay Regional Council Offices
Mackay City
Mackay QLD 4740
Refresher Standard MHFA Standard Refresher Course Closed/Full
16/11/2021 - 17/11/2021 Philippa Harris
Mercure Inn
Woolcock St
Hyde Park
Townsville QLD 4812
Standard MHFA Standard MHFA Registration Open
01/12/2021 - 02/12/2021 Philippa Harris Sarah Jarrett
Open Arms (VVCS)
Nathan Business Centre
340 Ross River Rd, Cranbrook
Townsville QLD 4814
Standard MHFA Standard MHFA Registration Open