MHFA for the Suicidal Person

LEARN HOW TO HAVE THE CONVERSATION

In Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) for the Suicidal Person course, participants learn the skills and acquire the knowledge required to safely have a conversation with someone who may be thinking about suicide and how to connect them to appropriate assistance.
MHFA for the Suicidal Person course is an excellent stand alone MHFA course or as a companion to the 2 day Standard Adult Mental Health First Aid Course. 

MHFA for the Suicidal Person course has been endorsed by Suicide Prevention Australia, the national leadership organisation for the suicide prevention sector in Australia.

“I feel more confident now to take the steps to identify and respond to a person displaying ‘at risk of suicide’ behaviours.”
MHFA for the Suicidal Person Participant 2018

COURSE CONTENT
Facts on suicide in Australia
Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
First Aid Guidelines
Resources to help someone who is suicidal
Safety Planning

COURSE FORMAT
One 4-hour face-to-face group session

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Please note this course is not designed as therapy or as a support group.
Should you require immediate support phone
13 11 14 Lifeline or
1300 659 467  The Suicide Call Back Service