This 4-hour Mental Health First Aid for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury course is for any interested adult.
You will learn how to assist a person who is engaging in self-injury.
This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.
This is a 4-hour course. It can be held at our training rooms of if you have more than 5 participants we will come to you.
The term ‘non-suicidal self-injury’ (NSSI) describes a behaviour where a person deliberately or purposefully hurts themselves. It is used to refer to self-injury that is not intended to result in death.
When we use the term ‘self-injury’ we are specifically excluding painful or damaging behaviours that are socially accepted or ‘sanctioned’ such as tattooing, piercing or other forms of body art, and cultural practices involving injury.
This course gives participants an opportunity to learn how to help someone who is engaging in self-injury.
This is an education course, to learn how to give first aid to others, and is not a therapy or support group.
Any adult can attend
Evaluations consistently show that MHFA training is associated with improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. It is also associated with decreased stigma and an increase in help provided over time.
For a full list of course prices as well as funding options and more course information please contact us on 4969 7544.