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In 2000, in order to improve the level of mental health literacy of the community, a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training course was developed by Betty Kitchener AM and Professor Tony Jorm, following the model that has been successfully applied in many countries with conventional first aid. Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem,...
Regions available: All states/territories
Program or service designed for: CALD communities, Emergency Services as First Responders, Older people, Rural and remote communities, Whole of community, Workforce, Youth
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Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM) is a schools-based mental health and suicide prevention program for 14-16 year olds delivered by the Black Dog Institute. YAM aims to promote discussion and awareness of mental health issues, as well as the development of problem solving skills and emotional intelligence in young people. The program has the strongest evidence base of school programs reviewed by...
Regions available: All states/territories
Program or service designed for: Youth