News | Mental Health First Aid

New Chair of Mental Health First Aid Australia International

1 year 3 weeks ago

Mental Health First Aid® Australia International (MHFAI) is pleased to announce that Krystian Seibert has commenced as new Chair of Board for MHFAI. He takes over the position from Professor Tony Jorm who has been Chair since 2011.


1 year 10 months ago

The creation and growth of MHFA Australia since the first MHFA course in Canberra 20 years ago by Betty Kitchener, Founder and former CEO and Tony Jorm, Emeritus Professor, University of Melbourne.

Online Courses COVID-19

2 years 4 months ago

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.

Reconciliation Week 2019

3 years 2 months ago

The theme of this week's National Reconciliation Week 2019 is ‘Grounded in Truth: Walk Together with Courage’.

Share2Care campaign promotes Mental Health First Aid

3 years 3 months ago

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.

Lived Experience Recordings - Your voice can make a difference

3 years 4 months ago

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.