MHFA is a 2-day certification course that raises public awareness of mental health issues in the community. Just as medical first aid is given to someone with physical injuries, mental health first aid involves basic steps to provide initial psychological help and support to someone who is having a mental health problem until the person engages with further professional help (12 hours).
Learning Objectives :
• Preserving life where a person may be a danger to themselves or others
• Help in preventing the mental health problem from developing into a more serious state
• Comfort a person who is experiencing a mental health problem
• Promote the recovery of good mental health and psychological resilience
Programme Outline :
Myths & facts of mental health & illness
Practical first aid for mental health crisis
Responding to suicidal situations
Cultivating empathetic listening skills
Caring for the carer: Tips on good self-care
$280 + GST per participant
Visit www.mhfa.sg for more information.
Available for groups of 12-20.