As a result of funding received from the Australian Government Department of Health, Mental Health First Aid Australia is currently providing free access to the eLearning component of our Tertiary MHFA Course for first year students in selected health and human services courses.
Recent study shows our teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) is an effective and feasible programme for increasing supportive first aid intentions and mental health literacy in adolescents in the short term. tMHFA could be widely disseminated to positively impact on help seeking for adolescent mental illness.
ABC News recently picked up on the story of the huge demand for the MHFA for the Suicidal Person course run by Trys Reddick...
MHFA Australia were absolutely delighted to recently receive a generous donation of $26K from Lendlease NSW staff, as part of their end of year event.
Christmas can add additional strain for those that have recently started getting help for mental ill health, for those with a long term mental illness, or someone in recovery.
Many Australians feel lonely or isolated and this can be exacerbated at this time of year. If you haven’t spoken to someone in a while, now is a good time to reach out.
Christmas can be a period of stress for many reasons. However, there are ways to help make Christmas less stressful.
Mental health problems in older people are under-diagnosed and under-treated, often misattributed to ageing or poor physical health.
To acknowledge World Mental Health Day on the 10th October, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia is celebrating Mental Health First Aiders with a new video campaign called ‘I Am One’.
The 2nd 2-day international MHFA Summit was held on the 18th-19th September in Dublin, Ireland and hosted by MHFA Ireland.