News | Mental Health First Aid

CEO Nataly Bovopoulos is Moving On

2 years 9 months ago

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.

YOUR ARTWORK, YOUR STORY - Let Your Story be Part of Ours

2 years 11 months ago

Mental Health First Aid Australia is committed to telling the stories of people with lived experiences of mental health problems. We are looking to licence artworks from artists and designers with a lived experience of mental health problems...

New review of Mental Health First Aid published

3 years 1 month ago

A new review of Mental Health First Aid published in PLoS ONE by researchers in the Centre for Mental Health at the University of Melbourne provides an up-to-date synthesis of the evidence for this public health training program.

Tips for talking about the Netflix drama, "13 Reasons Why"

3 years 2 months ago

On Friday, May 18th 2018, Netflix will release season 2 of the television show ‘13 Reasons Why’. Although we are not sure what will be included in the second season, we do know that season 1 included many themes that were distressing to many viewers, particularly for those who have mental health problems, or have experienced thoughts of suicide.

Free Mental Health First Aid training for 1st year health students

3 years 5 months ago

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.