Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Next date: Sunday, 09 May 2021 | 02:00 AM to Wednesday, 26 May 2021 | 11:59 PM

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Are you a  Benalla parent, grandparent or carer of a young person? Do you coach or work with young people in Benalla?

Take advantage of this valuable opportunity to be trained in Youth Mental Health First Aid and learn skills and gain confidence to assist young people experiencing mental health problems. 

This program is part of our Live4Life Suicide Prevention Program

Mental illnesses often start in early adulthood. It's important to detect problems early to ensure young people are properly treated and supported. This mental health first aid course teaches adults how to assist adolescents who may be developing a mental health issue, experiencing mental health problems or who are in a mental health crisis. 

The cost for this comprehensive 14 hour course is usually $350.  All you will need to pay is $20 to cover the cost of the manual.

Session times

  • Wednesday 05 May 2021 | 5.30pm-9.30pm
  • Wednesday 12 May 2021 | 5.30pm-9.30pm
  • Wednesday 19 May 2021 | 5.30pm-9.30pm
  • Wednesday 26 May 2021 | 5.30pm-9.30pm

     

This is an accredited course that is similar to physical first aid training and you must be able to commit to attending all four sessions. Participants receive a copy of the Youth Mental Health First Aid manual and are eligible to become an accredited Mental Health First Aider.

There are limited positions available. To register complete the Expression of Interest form. Registrations close Monday 26 April 2021.

When

  • Wednesday, 05 May 2021 | 12:00 AM - Wednesday, 26 May 2021 | 11:59 PM

Location

Benalla Community Care ( Activity Room 1), 45 Coster Street, Benalla 3672  View Map

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