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Standard Mental Health First Aid


This ACWA endorsed CPD activity is conducted by Girraway Ganyi Consultancy.

The 12 hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course is for any interested adult. Participants will learn how to assist an adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence-based action plan.

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

Mental health problems covered
  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems
Mental health crises covered
  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use
  • Aggressive behaviours. 
Where and when
Girraway Ganyi Consultancy can tailor this workshop to suit the needs of specific organisations. Organisations interested in this workshop for their employees can submit an expression of interest or phone Girraway Ganyi Consultancy on 0434 049 764 for details, including pricing. 
This is an ACWA endorsed CPD activity. Members can claim CPD hours for their participation.