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Orange Sky Laundry Training Volunteers in Mental Health First Aid

2 years 9 months ago

Orange Sky Laundry is the world's first free mobile laundry for people experiencing homelessness. Orange Sky now has 800 volunteers across the country who are all supporting people in very challenging circumstances, with over a quarter of these volunteers trained in Mental Health First Aid.

NRL's State of Mind Program Adds More Ambassadors/MHFAiders

2 years 9 months ago

It's always encouraging to see elite sportspeople recognising the importance of looking out for one another and working towards reducing the stigma associated with mental health problems. The NRL's State of Mind mental health program is going strong in its third year, announcing the addition of 13 new ambassadors. All ambassadors are trained in Mental Health First Aid!

Community Pharmacist Karalyn Huxhagen Endorses MHFA in the Pharmacy Course

2 years 10 months ago

In a recent article on the role of pharmacists in mental health services, community pharmacist Karalyn Huxhagen encouraged pharmacy staff to undertake MHFA. “A pharmacist is a trusted member of the community and we are available often when the GP/mental health care team are not as easy to access. We can provide support, empathy and guidance", said Karalyn.