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AMHFA Instructor awarded the 2016 National LiFE Award for Excellence

2 years 4 months ago

Congratulations to Aboriginal MHFA Instructor Leilani Darwin. At the recent National Suicide Prevention Conference in Canberra, Leilani was awarded the 2016 National LiFE Award for Excellence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention for a program she has developed called the United Health Education and Learning Program (UHELP) in consultation with the community.

Mental Health First Aid International Manual

2 years 7 months ago

The Mental Health First Aid International Manual is now available in the shop. This manual is most relevant to people living in developed countries, which have established mental health care systems equivalent in standard to those in Australia and where the culture could be described as Western. Purchase here

Guide For Health Professionals Working With Carers Of People With A Mental Illness

2 years 8 months ago

This Guide has been developed through a partnership between mental health consumers and carers, staff of mental health services and community-managed organisations. It reflects the desire of all stakeholders to deliver services in a manner that recognises the expertise of all partners united in a journey towards recovery.
The intended readership of this Guide is the staff of specialist mental health services and of public, private and community-managed organisations.

Blended MHFA Course for Tertiary Students

2 years 8 months ago

At long last it's here! The Blended MHFA Course for Tertiary Students is completed in a blended format, combining eLearning plus a follow-up half day face-to-face session. This course teaches tertiary students how to assist a peer who is developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, using case-studies, videos and resources tailored to their learning needs.

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