Thu, 12 Jan|
Edinburgh Castle Hotel, Kedron
YMHFA 2 Days Kedron, January
The Youth Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to assist adolescents 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. Lunch Tea/Coffee Included
Time & Location
12 Jan, 9:00 am – 13 Jan, 5:00 pm
Edinburgh Castle Hotel, Kedron, 421 Gympie Rd, Kedron QLD 4031, Australia
About the event
Learn about the signs and symptoms of common and disabling mental health problems in youth, how to provide initial help, where and how to get professional help, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.
Sandwich Platter and Hot Chips lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided.
This is an education course, to learn how to give first aid to others, and is not a therapy or support group.
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 and anxiety
- Eating disorders
- 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 alcoholor other drug use
- Aggressive behaviours.