News | Mental Health First Aid

How can you support someone at Christmas?

2 years 1 month 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

2 years 1 month 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

2 years 1 month ago

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

MHFA Global Summit

2 years 3 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

2 years 4 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.

MHFA wins top Australasian Award

2 years 4 months ago

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia has won the TheMHS Medal in the 2017 Mental Health Service Awards of Australia and New Zealand program for service to mental health.

Headspace to train 1,000 people in YMHFA

2 years 5 months ago

Headspace youth advocates on a Mental Health First Aid tour to train young people and provide them with the skills to support their peers.

Subsidised eLearning Mental Health First Aid training

2 years 5 months ago

Mental Health First Aid Australia has received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health, to provide subsidised access to our eLearning MHFA Course for Tertiary Students across several first year health and allied health courses.