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Mental Health First Aid Training

Welcome to TalkWise, a Brisbane based company specialising in giving Standard MHFA training to individuals, companies and organisations in Southeast QLD and Northern NSW.

Individuals should click on the Individual Training tab as well as Upcoming Courses to see if there’s one to suit. We can present the course to up to 26 people at a vastly reduced rate for your business or organisation. Check out the Corporate Training tab for more information and Contact Us to sort out the fine details.

Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, or who is in a mental health crisis (e.g., the person is suicidal or has had a traumatic experience). Like physical first aid, mental health first aid is given until the person receives professional help or until the crisis resolves.

Mental health first aid strategies are taught in evidence-based training courses authored by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia and delivered by accredited MHFA Instructors across the country. TalkWise offers MHFA Courses as authored by MHFA Australia, delivered by Instructors who are currently accredited by MHFA Australia.

The 12-hour Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.

The course is endorsed for Continuing Professional Development (CPD)  points by professional bodies.