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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. 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 all sessions on September 18 & 19 will be certified. The sessions will run between 10 am and 5 pm. Refreshments will not be provided, but are available for purchase in the building. 

Language: English

Date: September 18 & 19 (10AM to 5PM)* Attendance at all sessions are required for certification.

Location: Mind HK, 18B, One Capital Place, 18 Luard Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Cost:

HK$700pp (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. Please send us a copy of your student/work ID to [email protected] to access this ticket option.

HK$1000pp (corporates)*Includes 300 donation to subsidize/ finance a place for a NGO/student

Participants must be 18 years or over to take part in the course. (If you have any questions, please email [email protected])

This event has limited seats. 

Mind HK will be offering more MHFA training sessions every 1-2 months – 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.

Questions? Email [email protected]