News | Mental Health First Aid

Exciting results for teen MHFA

3 years 5 months ago

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.

How can you support someone at Christmas?

3 years 7 months ago

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.

Remembering to reconnect at Christmas

3 years 7 months ago

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.

Older Person Mental Health First Aid

3 years 7 months ago

Mental health problems in older people are under-diagnosed and under-treated, often misattributed to ageing or poor physical health.

MHFA Global Summit

3 years 10 months ago

The 2nd 2-day international MHFA Summit was held on the 18th-19th September in Dublin, Ireland and hosted by MHFA Ireland.

World Suicide Prevention Day

3 years 10 months ago

World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, exists to raise awareness of the problem of suicide and the many ways in which we can work to reduce suicide rates and the incidence of suicidal behaviours.