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Online Mental Health First Aid

Online Mental Health First Aid

$195.00 (incl. GST)

Our online course will teach you to support your own mental health and how to assist others.

  • 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 training for anyone, including managers, responsible for their staff, those interacting with the public, or simply anyone who wants to improve their knowledge around mental health
  • This course will help you build your own mental fitness as well as being able to assist others
  • We also offer an in-class Mental Health First Aid course
  • Please read the full course information and prerequisites before booking
  • First aid courses are non-refundable. Please refer to our training terms & conditions
  • More Information

    This online version of our Mental Health First Aid 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 follow the same content as the in-class course and will 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
  • a 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 everyone to attend our Mental Health First Aid course. Attendees do not need any prior training or experience.

    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:

  • Safari in Apple iOS 10 or later
  • Chrome in Apple iOS 10 or later
  • 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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