Youth Mental Health First Aid


12 hours total (or) 6 hours per day for two consecutive days.

Delivery Location
Government Funding
Funding Option

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Course Overview

Evaluations consistently show that Mental Health First Aid training improves a participant’s knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. MHFA courses have also been shown to decrease stigma and increase help seeking behaviours.

This non-accredited course provides a valuable opportunity to learn how you as an adult can support young people aged 12-18 experiencing a mental health illness.
This course is particularly suited to those who may work in teaching, support and individual care roles.

Target Audience

With a focus on improved mental health literacy and early intervention, Youth MHFA is for adults who work, live or care for adolescents such as teachers, school support staff, parents, sports coaches, community group leaders and youth workers.


Intervene Early: Recognise the warning signs of mental health problems in young people
Provide Skills: Provide the skills needed to speak openly and accurately about mental health
Respond in a Crisis: Respond in crisis situations where a young person may be at risk of harm
Reduce Stigma: Reduce stigma and increase support for young people with mental health problems

Course Duration

12 hours total (or) 6 hours per day for two consecutive days.


Youth MHFA will have an open book assessment

Accreditation & Award

Upon completing this course, student will be presented with a non-accredited certificate of completion.

Delivery Locations

This course will be commencing on the 15th and 16th of March 2023.


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