Youth Mental Health First Aid

Learn skills and gain confidence to assist young people experiencing mental health problems or crises.

If you have frequent contact with young people at work, or you are the parent of a young person, this course will help you identify the signs of mental health problems, know how and where to get help and understand what sort of help has been shown to be effective.

Course Outline

This 2-day course covers topics including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, substance use as well how to provide help and first aid in a mental health crisis such as suicidal thoughts.

The training is delivered by a qualified Youth Mental Health First Aid Master Instructor.

By completing the online assessment after the course, you will receive a Certificate of Accreditation valid for 3 years.

The Refresher Course is only eligible for those that have completed the Mental Health First Aid Course in the past 3 years.

This 4 hour course gives participants an opportunity to refresh their knowledge and skills. The Refresher course also allows participants to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years.

Participants will:

  • gain an understanding of the latest research in the mental health field
  • learn the 3 key actions for helping someone who is feeling suicidal
  • work through complex mental health first aid interactions
  • practice mental health first aid skills

Course Details

Duration: 

Youth Mental Health First Aid: 2-day course

Youth Mental Health First Aid – Refresher: 4 hours

Catering: Lunch is not provided in order to keep the course affordable. Please bring your own lunch or there are several delis and cafes close to the venue if you wish to buy your lunch.

Course Cost

Youth Mental Health First Aid: $190 Includes a copy of the Youth Mental Health First Aid Manual

Youth Mental Health First Aid Refresher: $110

Course Dates

Youth Mental Health First Aid Refresher


Date: 25 May 2021
Time: 8:30am-1:00pm
Location:

SHINE SA, 64C Woodville Road, Woodville

Status: Closed

Youth Mental Health First Aid


Date start: 20 July 2021
Date end: 27 July 2021
Time: 8:30am-5:00pm
Location:

SHINE SA, 64C Woodville Road, Woodville

Status: Closed

Youth Mental Health First Aid Refresher


Date: 24 August 2021
Time: 8:30am-1:00pm
Location:

SHINE SA, 64C Woodville Road, Woodville

Status: Closed

Youth Mental Health First Aid


Date start: 16 November 2021
Date end: 23 November 2021
Time: 8:30am-5:00pm
Location:

SHINE SA, 64C Woodville Road, Woodville

Status: Closed

For more information, email courses@shinesa.org.au
or call 8300 5300

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