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      Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) 2-Day Workshop - Sat 13 & Sat 20 July 2019 in Auckland


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      July 20, 2019

      Saturday   9:00 AM

      70 Hill Road
      Auckland, Auckland 2102

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      Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) 2-Day Workshop - Sat 13 & Sat 20 July 2019

      What is Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)? Mental health first aid is the help given to someone developing a mental health issue, such as depression, anxiety, or substance misuse or who is in a mental health crisis, like panic attacks, self-injury, aggressive behaviour. Mental health first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves. What will you learn? Our MHFA workshop teaches you how to assist someone who is developing a mental illness or is in a mental health crisis. During this workshop you will learn the ALGEE five steps to assisting: Approach, assess and assist any crisis Listen without judging Give support and information Encourage relevant professional Encourage other supports Please note, this course is not a therapy or support group. It is an education workshop where you will learn how to give mental health first aid to those in need.  You must attend both days to receive your certifcate. Who can attend a MHFA course? This course is provided free of charge to any adult 18+ living within the Counties Manukau DHB district. If you don't live within the Counties Manukau DHB district and would like to attend please contact 021 892 789 or email mhfa@middlemore.co.nz. Please note - you must attend both days to receive your certificate of completion.

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