IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 000 or go to your nearest hospital Emergency Department
The Rural Adversity Mental Health Program does not provide Emergency Services.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Duration: 12 hours (minimum two days)

Description: The Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to other adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis. Participants will learn about the signs and symptoms of common and disabling mental health problems, how to provide initial help, where and how to get professional help, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

Who can attend: relevant organisations and community groups

Cost: $50 per person

The Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) can also provide tailored training where existing courses do not fit the needs of your community or organisation. To find out more about the courses on offer to you, connect with your local RAMHP Coordinator, call 1800 879 096 or contact us via email

RAMHP trainers do not currently deliver blended MHFA courses. If you would like to attend a blended course, please go to to contact an appropriate trainer in your region.


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