Type: Standard | Registration Status: Closed | free for Counties Manukau Residents

Day One: 2019-08-07
Day Two: 2019-08-09

Location: Franklin Family Support Services, 82 Manukau Rd, Pukekohe

Details

Mental Health First Aid: Our MHFA 2-Day workshop teaches you how to assist someone who is experiencing mental health distress, developing a mental illness or is in a mental health crisis.

Our experienced facilitators teach you how to use the MHFA ALGEE five-step action plan to respond to someone in distress, be that a family member, friend, work colleague or someone in your community. 

The workshop is interactive and enables conversations about mental health topics listed below.

Mental illness topics covered: 

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Substance misuse

 Mental health crisis topics covered: 

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviour
  • Panic attacks
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Severe effects from alcohol or drug misuse
  • Aggressive behaviour

Subway lunch and tea/coffee/water are provided. You are encouraged to bring your own snacks.

Please Note:  Minimum number of people registered to attend is 16.  The workshop may be cancelled if less than 16 people register.

We look forward to meeting you soon.

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