Mental Health & Crisis Support

Mental health issues are becoming more and more common and First Aiders are being called upon to help colleagues, friends, family, and members of the public.

This nationally recognized and comprehensive course is relevant to a wide range of people and provides the learner with essential skills and confidence to recognise and help with a range of mental issues such as depression, anxiety, suicide, and addiction.

Participants are required to undertake online e-learning module prior to attending the face to face workshops for practice and assessment.

What certification do you get?

On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:

  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations


This course covers the following:

• Why do we need first aid for the mind?
• What is a mental disorder?
• Myths and realities
• Action Plan
• Recognising mental health conditions such as: anxiety, depression, bipolar, suicide, trauma and stressors, schizophrenia, and psychotic, eating disorders, substance abuse/addiction, personality disorders, obsessive compulsive.
• Responding to mental health crisis situations.

St John Ambulance ACT delivers nationally recognised training and assessment on behalf of St John Ambulance Australia
(RTO 88041)

Sorry, there are no courses available at this time. Please check back in or call 1300 78 5646 for more information.