Suitable for adolescents in Years 7-9 and 10-12 to provide peer-to-peer support; 3.5-hour course available via a face-to face delivery mode.
Adolescence is a time of important change and development. It is also the time when mental health problems can first emerge. During high school years, mental health problems are among the leading courses of falling grades, problems with friends, and relationships, substance use or abuse and they can have lifelong impact. That’s where Mental Health First Aid training can help.
With a focus on improved mental health literacy and early intervention, the peer-to-peer Teen MHFA course is for high school students Years 7-9 and Years 10-12. Students learn how to support a peer using an evidence based and age-appropriate action plan.