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Mental Health Communication and Support

Course Duration: ONE DAY
Recognise and respond to mental health symptoms. Sometimes the difference between a person becoming overwhelmed by a mental health issue and getting the help they need is the caring intervention of an ordinary person like you.

With one in four Australians experiencing a mental health issue in their lifetimes and statistics steadily increasing, this course is designed for ordinary people who would like to develop the practical skills to offer help and assistance.

We explore both common issues such as depression, anxiety and substance misuse, along with more acute conditions such as psychosis, personality disorders and cognitive impairments, along with self harm and suicide ideation.

This course focuses on how to recognise warning signs of mental health issues in self and others, and what to do in response. We explore preventative measures, how to talk about mental health, intervention skills and how to find appropriate help.

TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:

•   Understanding mental health

•   Recognising warning signs

•   The role of language

•   Talking about mental health

•   Practical intervention

•   Promote help seeking

•   Supporting friends and colleagues

•   Further help and resources

This course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home reference package and free online resources.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Post-course contacts for help and advice.
  • Certificate of attendance.

Individual bookings

See our calendar for all scheduled courses & book a space online now.

Group bookings

If you have a team/group of people that require training, feel free to book online on any upcoming public course. However, we can also provide dedicated courses just for you - at our premises or yours - from our catalogue or bespoke. Please contact us so that we can discuss your exact needs.

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