August 13, 2020 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Volunteering Gold Coast
2074 Gold Coast Highway
Miami, Qld

PRESENTED BY:   Paige Gaudry has worked in the mental health field for 12 years and has established a good reputation in the community through both paid and volunteer roles in the sector. She has experience in delivering mental health training to groups of people including suicide intervention skills.

TO RSVP PLEASE: email commedteam@volunteeringgc.org.au

Mental Health First Aid is associated with improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatment and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. It also assists with decreasing stigma.

Mental health affects 20% of Australians, with 1 in 5 people experiencing a mental illness within any 1 year. Almost half (45%) of Australians will experience a mental illness within their lifetime.

This presentation will cover:
– The latest research in the mental health field
– The 3 key actions for helping someone experiencing thoughts of suicide
– Working through complex mental health first aid interactions
– Practice mental health first aid skills training

NB: Due to the popularity of this workshop, bookings are essential. Please register your interest via the email provided above. Once your booking is confirmed you will receive a confirmation email. Please bring this with you on the day. If you do not bring your confirmation email, entry may not be permitted.

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