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April 8, 2023
The Future of Mental Health First Aid Course in the Workplace & its Potential Impact on Society

Mental health has been recognized as an essential aspect of overall health and well-being. With the growing awareness and need for mental health support, the integration of mental health first aid in the workplace has become crucial. The purpose of mental health first aid training is to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to […]

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March 23, 2023
The Benefits of Becoming a Certified Mental Health First Aider

Becoming a certified mental health first aider has numerous benefits, both for individuals and communities. By taking a mental health first aid course, individuals learn how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health issues and provide appropriate support to those in need. This certification equips individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills […]

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March 8, 2023
Online Mental Health First Aid Training’s Impact on Australian Workforce

Mental health is a growing concern in the Australian workforce, with one in five Australians experiencing a mental health condition in any given year. To address this issue, many organizations are implementing mental health first aid training for their employees. However, with the current COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing measures, in-person training is not always […]

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February 23, 2023
The Impact of Mental Health First Aid Training on Workplace Culture and Employee Wellness in Australia

Understanding the need for mental health first aid training in the Australian Workplace Mental health issues are a growing concern in the Australian workplace, with studies showing that 1 in 5 Australians will experience a mental health condition in any given year. These conditions can have a significant impact on an employee’s work performance and […]

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February 8, 2023
Mental Health Training: Online or Face to Face?

Mental Health First Aid training is growing wildly. In Australia alone, there are over 900,000 trainees equipped with the skills needed to respond to a mental health crisis. The further these skills spread, the more workplaces, organisations, and communities are coming to expect these qualities in their employees, leaders, and community members. All of which […]

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October 17, 2022
What is Mental Health First Aid, and does it work?

If you think about physical first aid, you might picture an ambulance or medical team arriving on the scene of an emergency. Perhaps you picture someone performing the Heimlich Maneuver or helping a collapsed person recover by calling for help. That’s essentially the philosophy behind mental health first aid. It asks that we consider the […]

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October 16, 2022
How to get certified in Mental Health First Aid

If you want to get certified in Mental Health First Aid, you’ve come to the right blog article!  Obtaining an MHFA qualification is easy, requiring a two-day course, for the most part, followed by a brief examination. The reason it’s so simple is that MHFA, as a practice, is about training as many people as […]

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October 16, 2022
Mental Health in the workplace: Why the difficult questions have reached the office

Increasingly in the last decade, more workplaces have started having difficult conversations with their employees. The stigma around mental health issues is slowly lifting, and now many businesses are trying to align their company policies with the new way of working. But what exactly has prompted this movement?   Change from the top The more […]

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October 16, 2022
Talking Mental Health with young people: How to broach the conversation

Experts continue to see a trend in young adults, often described as a ‘quarter-life crisis’, where an individual faces “crippling anxiety, depression, anguish, and disorientation”.  Compared to the classic ‘midlife crisis’, which is typically described as concern over ageing, job status and one’s love life, a ‘quarter-life crisis’  is best described as anxiety about getting […]

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August 23, 2022
How to prepare for Mental Health Awareness Month

October is this year’s Mental Health Awareness Month for Australians. MHAM is a Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA) initiative and aims to increase awareness around existing mental health conditions, reducing the stigma within environments and communities which don’t traditionally speak about such topics.   In short, the month is about getting comfortable with mental health […]

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