3-star program
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
2-star program
SafeTALK in Schools aims to engage youth in a school environment (Year 11 students at age 16+) in awareness raising of suicide prevention and motivation to seek help and support others who are distressed and vulnerable to suicidal thoughts and actions – building the capacity of young persons and those around them to prevent suicide. The LivingWorks safeTALK program, which has been incorporated...
Regions available: New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory
Program or service designed for: Youth, Indigenous populations, Rural and remote communities, Whole of community