Workshop

Youth Mental Health First Aid / Newcastle

DATE 9 & 10 March 2020

TIME 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Price $295 pp

Learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get help when a young person is developing a mental illness, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in crisis situations.

This is an education course, to learn how to give first aid to others, and is not a therapy or support group.

The 14 hour (2 day course) course covers the following topics

DEVELOPING MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS COVERED

DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY

PSYCHOSIS

SUBSTANCE USE PROBLEMS

EATING DISORDERS

MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS SITUATIONS COVERED

SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AND BEHAVIOURS

NON-SUICIDAL SELF-INJURY (DELIBERATE SELF-HARM)

PANIC ATTACKS

TRAUMATIC EVENTS

SEVERE EFFECTS OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE

SEVERE PSYCHOTIC STATES

AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOURS

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