Here’s How Mental Health First Aid Can Help Your Family and Friends

How Mental Health First Aid Can Help Your Family and Friends

Taking care of your physical health is something we all need to do. However, it is even more important to consider one’s mental health these days. Luckily, you can take a first aid course that provides you with the knowledge to deal with mental illness. You can also use these skills to help your family and friends.

Mental health problems can affect anyone and those afflicted with mental illness are usually misunderstood. Additionally, most people don’t have first aid knowledge on how to help someone in need. This is the main reason why the course was developed in an effort to help other people, family, and friends.

What is Mental Health First Aid Training?

The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course teaches participants how to provide support to adults who are developing mental illness. It also provides you with knowledge on how to deal with someone experiencing a mental health crisis. This is especially helpful if you have a family member who might be dealing with mental illness.

The MHFA course teaches you how to listen and respond to someone with a mental health problem. In addition to that, you learn how to help someone find the support they need to manage their symptoms. Although your own family members or friends might not be in need, you can share your knowledge with them. This way, they may be able to help someone else in turn.

Take the Mental Health First Aid Course STANDARD MHFA in Sydney and help someone today. Edway Training offers the course in Darlinghurst NSW so book now.

Please Note: We have a maximum of 10 students per class and practising social distancing requirements of students being no closer than 1.5 metres from each other. Please refer to Edway COVID Action Plan which can be found on our website.