ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID AUSTRALIA

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TELL ME ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID AUSTRALIA

 

Mental  Health  First  Aid  Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation focused on mental health training and research. Its core work include developing MHFA courses, and training instructors to deliver these courses to their communities or workplaces. 

 

MHFA courses are delivered across Australia and internationally, and have evolved into a global movement across Australia and in over 27 countries. To date, over 3 million people worldwide have been trained, including over 800,000 Australians, and has been recognised with a number of Australian and  international awards.

IS MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID EVIDENCE-BASED?

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses are based on evidence of what is best practice mental health first aid to support someone who has a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis.