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Online Mental Health First Aid Refresher+

Online Mental Health First Aid Refresher+

$229.00 (incl. GST)

Our online MHFA Refresher+ course will refresh your knowledge since your Mental Health First Aid initial course to support your own mental health and those around you.

  • With 1 in 6 New Zealand adults experiencing a mental illness in their lifetime, chances are someone you know or care about may need help
  • Ideal refresher for anyone who has attended our face-to-face or online Mental Health First Aid course
  • This course will help you build your own mental fitness as well as being able to assist others.
  • We recommend that you have attended a St John Mental Health First Aid course or a St John Online Mental Health First Aid course or equivalent.
  • Does not include the assessment for unit standards
  • Please read the full course information and prerequisites before booking. First aid courses are non-refundable.
  • Once booked, you will receive an email about accessing your online course
  • Please refer to our training terms & conditions.
More Information

This online Mental Health First Aid refresher + course will teach you the skills and knowledge to recognise and respond to someone experiencing mental health concerns.

In this 4-5 hour online course our in-depth modules and activities will refresh your knowledge since your initial course and give you:

  • the tools to build your own mental fitness
  • the skills to recognise mental distress
  • the confidence to provide initial help and guide a person towards professional help
  • an updated Mental Health First Aid certificate

First aid courses are non-refundable. Please refer to our training terms & conditions.

Course Content

This online version of the Mental Health First Aid course follows the same format as the in-class version.

Recognise and provide mental health first aid including how to:

  • Understand the relationship between mental health and distress
  • Understand ways to manage your own mental health
  • Know and use the Listen to your HEAD Action Plan in a non-crisis situation
  • Identify when a person may be experiencing a mental health crisis
  • Use the 'Listen to your HEAD' Action Plan in a crisis situation
  • Identify agencies who can help and /or know how to get immediate assistance if necessary
  • Understand the importance of self-care.
  • Prerequisites & requirements

    We invite anyone over 18 to complete the Online Mental Health Refresher+. It is preferable, but not a requirement, that you will have attended a St John Mental Health First Aid course or a St John Online Mental Health First Aid course or equivalent.


    Please note: This course is not a therapy or support group, nor does it teach people how to be therapists


    Minimum system requirements:

    Desktop browsers:

    • IE11
    • Microsoft Edge (latest version)
    • Google Chrome (latest version)
    • Firefox (latest version)
    • Safari (latest version)


    Mobile browsers:

    • Apple IOS not recommended
    • Chrome in Android OS 4.4 or later


    Required browser settings:

    • Javascript must be enabled
    • Turn off compatibility view in Internet Explorer
    • Font downloads must be enabled (HTML5 only)
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