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Standard Mental Health First Aid Course – August 2023

Started on 24 August 20239:00am - 4:30pmDuration 2 daysCost $195

Anyone can have a conversation that could save a life. Everyone should know how.

The Standard Mental Health First Aid® (MHFA™) course equips adults with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to recognise, understand and respond to a friend, family member, co-worker or another adult experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis.

Just like a medical first aid course, you will learn how to provide initial support to another adult until professional help is received, or the crisis resolves.

What will I learn in a Standard Mental Health First Aid course?

The course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals. It provides an overview of mental illnesses, risk factors, prevalence, and impact before taking a much closer look at the following mental health problems:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Substance use problems
  • Anxiety (including panic attacks)
  • Bipolar disorder

Why attend a Standard Mental Health First Aid course?

Evaluations consistently show that by attending a course, participants improve their knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies. Course participants also report improved confidence in providing mental health first aid to individuals and by improving mental health literacy, much of the stigma surrounding mental health problems is reduced.

Who delivers Standard Mental Health First Aid training?

Janne Graham, MHFA Instructor

Mental Health First Aid Australia trains individuals to become Instructors. Those Instructors go on to deliver Mental Health First Aid training courses to workplaces, schools, community groups and individuals across the country.

Your instructor, Janne Graham, is a highly skilled Mental Health / Drug and Alcohol Nurse, with over two decades of experience caring for members of the public within the community and acute hospital settings.

Course Details


Tara Hall, 496 Magill Rd
Magill, South Australia

Date and Time

Thursday, 24 August and Friday, 25 August 2023
9:00am – 4:30pm


$195 – Course only, including a hard copy of the Mental Health First Aid manual, morning and afternoon tea. Please BYO lunch.
$185 – Early bird discount if course booked before 24 July.

3 or more participants booked together receive a 10% discount.


If you prefer to book over the phone, or if you have any questions, email May Lemar:

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