An internationally recognised and accredited qualification. Just like physical health first aid, mental health first aid teaches practical ways to manage mental health symptoms and crises. Participants will gain a sound knowledge of a wide range of common mental health diagnoses in the youth population, ways to assess and directly help those experiencing a mental health problem, and how to effectively refer them to further support. Register here
This course is suitable for people who care about young people, such as social workers, parents, teachers, people with work needs or other interested parties.
Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) will cover:
- Basic knowledge of common mental health problems in our youth population and related crisis situations (anxiety disorders, eating disorders, depression, substance abuse, psychosis etc.).
- What you can provide as a lay person and and when to seek professional help
- MHFA Action Plans
- Intervening and managing mental health emergencies as a first responder
- Self harm
- Identify the resources available in the local community
We suggest you to take Mental Health 101 prior to taking our Youth Mental Health First Aid certificate course, to gain a basic knowledge around mental health.
Completion of this Youth MHFA training will lead to being internationally certified in Youth MHFA. A certificate will be awarded to participants with FULL attendance.
*All of our trainings are delivered by Mind HK staff or Mental Health Professionals.
*Participants will also recieve a free entry to our upcoming Online mental health 101 session on April 14 at 7-8 pm.
Date: 22 & 23 April 2023
Time: 9am – 5pm
*FULL ATTENDANCE is required in order to be certificated.
Venue: Mind HK, 18B, 18 Luard Road, Wan Chai
Register link: www.eventbrite.hk/e/mindhk-youth-mental-health-first-aid-course-april-2023-tickets-584851084337?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
Standard ticket: HKD $800
*There is no invoicing service provided
Discounted ticket: HKD $500
*For Full-time students and NGO staff
*Please email [email protected] and provide proof of eligibility.
Corporate ticket: HKD $1200*
*Includes a voluntary donation to support Full-time students and NGO staff
*If you need an invoice, please email [email protected] .
Limited spots, first come first serve.
We will be providing mental health training regurlarly. Please check our schedule on www.mind.org.hk/training .
Please email us at [email protected] or whatsapp us at +852 5228 4035 for any enquiry.