Sat 24 & Sat 31 August - Mental Health First Aid (2-Day Workshop)
Ticket entitles you to attend both days of Mental Health First Aid training.
What is Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)?
Mental health first aid is the help given to someone developing a mental health issue, such as depression, anxiety, or substance misuse or who is in a mental health crisis, like panic attacks, self-injury, aggressive behaviour.
Mental health first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves.
What will you learn?
Our 2-Day MHFA workshop teaches you how to assist someone who is developing a mental illness or is in a mental health crisis. During this workshop you will learn the ALGEE five steps to assisting:
Approach, assess and assist any crisis
Listen without judging
Give support and information
Encourage relevant professional
Encourage other supports
Please note, this course is not a therapy or support group. It is an education workshop where you will learn how to give mental health first aid to those in need.
Who can attend a MHFA course?
This course is provided free of charge to any adult 18+ living within the Counties Manukau DHB district. If you don't live within the Counties Manukau DHB district and would like to attend please contact 021 892 789 or email
Please note - you must attend both days to receive your certificate of completion.
Please note - your ticket entitles you to attend both days of Mental Health First Aid training.