Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help given to someone who is developing or experiencing a mental health crisis before he or she can obtain professional treatment. The training will be conducted by accredited professionals. A certificate will be awarded to participants with FULL attendance.

This Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) standard course will cover:

  • Basic knowledge about common mental health problems and related crisis situations
  • What you can provide as a lay person and When to get help
  • MHFA Action Plans
  • Intervening and managing mental health emergencies as a first responder
    • Panic attacks
    • Suicide
    • Self-harm
    • Addictions
  • Identify the resources available in the local community

Mental Health 101 is recommended prerequisite to MHFA. The next Mental Health 101 training is on May 18. Further information here. Please check www.mind.org.hk for additional trainings later on.

Completion of this MHFA training will lead to being internationally certified in MHFA. Those who attend and complete the September 28 & 29 sessions will be certified. The sessions will run between 10am and 5pm. Refreshments will not be provided, but are available for purchase nearby.

 

Language: English

Date: September 28 & 29 (10am to 5pm)* Attendance at all sessions are required for certification.

Location: Seminar Room, The Gleneagles Hospital, 1 Nam Fung Path, Wong Chuk Hang, H ong Kong

Cost:

HK$650pp (standard cost)

HK$450pp (NGOs, Students, Partner Organisations) *If you are unsure about eligibility, please contact [email protected] This is eligible for students who are full-time. Students should bring their student ID or proof of full-time studies on the day.

HK$950pp (corporates)*Includes 300 donation to subsidize/ finance a place for a NGO/student

Register: https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/mental-health-first-aid-standard-course-sept-12-hours-over-2-days-sept-28-29-tickets-60047854750

 

This event has limited seats.

Mind HK will be offering more MHFA training sessions in the future – please watch our website and social media pages for updates and confirmed dates. We are in the process of training clinical professionals and will be able to deliver more regular trainings in the future.

 

Registration details:

Please register here online. Alternatively, should you prefer to pay cash on the day, please email [email protected]

Questions? Email [email protected]