News | Mental Health First Aid

The passing of Kevin Ferguson

5 years 4 months ago

The Board and staff of Mental Health First Aid Australia are saddened by the passing of Kevin Ferguson.

Kevin Ferguson was a Director of Mental Health First Aid Australia from 2012 to 2014, when he became too ill to continue. Despite his illness, he supported the transition to a replacement Director. He was very generous with his time and expertise in supporting the Board and finance staff of the organisation. We will remember his many contributions.

We give our condolences to his wife Janet and other members of the family.

MHFA making an impact in the WA Police force

5 years 4 months ago

Great to see MHFA making an impact in the Police force over in WA. Thank you to Sergeant Graham Binder from the WA Police Academy for sharing this internal article with us.

ESTA Live. Work – Be Well

5 years 5 months ago

The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Blended White Collar Workplace Program is a key component of our welfare and wellness program - ‘ESTA Live. Work – Be Well’.

The new course, initially trialled with a range of managers, supervisors, call-takers and dispatchers, provides successful participants with the skills and knowledge required to support, recognise or assist a co-worker who maybe experiencing mental health issues. Course content is tailored to the workplace setting using case studies to provide: