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Resources for Adults and Young People Watching Netflix TV Show "13 Reasons Why "

6 days 19 hours ago

Youth mental health and suicide prevention services worldwide, including MHFA Australia, have expressed concerns about a recently released Netflix TV show, ‘13 Reasons Why’, especially the graphic nature of some of the scenes. Here are two important resources we have created for adults and young people watching this show.

Orange Sky Laundry Training Volunteers in Mental Health First Aid

2 weeks 2 days ago

Orange Sky Laundry is the world's first free mobile laundry for people experiencing homelessness. Orange Sky now has 800 volunteers across the country who are all supporting people in very challenging circumstances, with over a quarter of these volunteers trained in Mental Health First Aid.

NRL's State of Mind Program Adds More Ambassadors/MHFAiders

2 weeks 6 days ago

It's always encouraging to see elite sportspeople recognising the importance of looking out for one another and working towards reducing the stigma associated with mental health problems. The NRL's State of Mind mental health program is going strong in its third year, announcing the addition of 13 new ambassadors. All ambassadors are trained in Mental Health First Aid!

Community Pharmacist Karalyn Huxhagen Endorses MHFA in the Pharmacy Course

1 month 4 days ago

In a recent article on the role of pharmacists in mental health services, community pharmacist Karalyn Huxhagen encouraged pharmacy staff to undertake MHFA. “A pharmacist is a trusted member of the community and we are available often when the GP/mental health care team are not as easy to access. We can provide support, empathy and guidance", said Karalyn.

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