Media Enquiries | Mental Health First Aid

Media Enquiries

Mental Health First Aid® Australia has experts available for comment, information and media interviews.

Experts available for comment

  • Shannon Anderson, Chief Executive Officer
  • Dr Claire Kelly, Director of International Programs

Available for comment on:

National Mental Health First Aid Guidelines, Mental Health First Aid Programs and Courses on how a member of the public can offer initial help to a person who is developing the following mental health problems:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Problems
  • Eating Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Substance Use Problems

or in a mental health crisis:

  • Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviours
  • Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
  • Panic Attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe effects of drug or alcohol use
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Aggressive behaviours

Within the following populations:

  • Adults
  • Young People
  • Workplaces
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Nursing and Medical Students
  • Financial Counsellors
  • Vietnamese and Chinese Australians
  • People with Intellectual Disability

International spread: Over 3 million people around the world have attended an MHFA course (as of February 2017)


For media enquiries, please contact:
Nicole Pinder
Director Communications & Engagement
0409 920 391