News | Mental Health First Aid

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

2 years 2 weeks 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 1 month 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.

Richmond Football Club Kick off Pre-Season with MHFA Training

2 years 1 month ago

As part of AFL Richmond Football Club’s commitment to health and wellbeing, players, coaches and staff attended Mental Health First Aid training during the pre-season, conducted by facilitators from Mental Health Education Group.