Mental Health First Aid Australia has welcomed the release of the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan today.
While Australia faces travel restrictions and social distancing to contain the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Mental Health First Aid Australia has developed a wholly online course delivery option for the provision of mental health first aid training.
Today is R U OK Day , a national day of action that continues to be an important and influential way to raise awareness around mental health.
We are calling for expressions of interest from people with an intellectual disability, and their carers, who are interested in sharing
their experiences on film for this course.
The theme of this week's National Reconciliation Week 2019 is ‘Grounded in Truth: Walk Together with Courage’.
Share2Care Now is a movement created by founder Markus Winzer, an individual with a desire to create a supportive and caring environment for people who suffer from mental health challenges.
Mental Health First Aid Australia is committed to telling the stories of people with lived experience of mental health problems.
We are looking to licence audio recordings of people with lived experience of mental health problems. We are planning to use these recordings in our new refresher course.
MHFA is looking for participants to take part in a Delphi study to develop Guidelines on considerations when providing mental health first aid to a person with an intellectual disability.
Mental Health First Aid Australia has received funding to create a lived experience film for our new Senior Leaders Session. We are currently recruiting people who would like to share their story of receiving support for their mental health problem in the workplace.
Nataly Bovopoulos has resigned from her position as CEO of Mental Health First Aid Australia and will be moving on from the organisation at the end of 2018. Nataly has been with the MHFA Program since 2011, as a Program Manager, Deputy CEO, and then as CEO from 2017.