Timboon Youth Mental Health First Aid – two-day course

//Timboon Youth Mental Health First Aid – two-day course
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Monday 11 and Monday 18 February 2019

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

Mental illnesses often start in adolescence or early aduTimlthood and it is important to detect problems early to ensure the young person is properly treated and supported.

The course teaches adults who have frequent contact with adolescents, such as parents, guardians, school staff, sport coaches and youth workers, how to assist adolescents who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.

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

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

Bookings essential as spots are limited – call Nikita Wheaton on 0422 089 435 to secure your booking now!