Youth Mental Health First Aid

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.

Course Details

Price: $300
Duration: 2 days
Delivery Mode: Face to Face

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.


What the course covers:

This course is designed to support young people aged 12 to 18. Mental health problems covered:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Eating disorders
  • Psychosis
  • 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 alcohol or other drug use
  • Aggressive behaviours