Mental Health First Aid Training
It is an international certificate course originally developed in Australia in 2006. It is a 12-hour basic (face to face) training course that teaches how to help someone who is experiencing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, before he or she can obtain professional help.
Student Standard Course
12-hour course designed for students to understand mental health issues.
Hostel Staff Course
12-hour course designed for eligible hostel staff (free of charge) to enhance their knowledge and skills in managing students emotional distress, or crises under the setting of hostel.
- To have basic knowledge of: depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis and substance use disorder.
- To address the possible crisis arising from these mental health problems and proceed with necessary intervention.
- To provide suitable help for person involved before the situation gets worse on the basis of the five steps
- To learn about community resources and help the person involved to seek for professional treatment and make use of suitable resources.
Visit the MHFA website http://www.mhfa.org.hk/ to get more information.
Pictures taken during the course