Youth Mental Health First Aid - Drouin
Jun
16
to Jul 1

Youth Mental Health First Aid - Drouin

We are excited to be taking BOOKINGS  for our YOUTH Mental Health Training for June 2019
Thanks to Mindfull Aus we are pleased to announce that this training (valued at $500+ per person) will be delivered at $200 per person, by Mindfull Aus facilitator Denise Warmington.

Denise is a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse who has worked in the area of mental health for over 16 years. Denise is a passionate and enthusiastic Principal Master MHFA Instructor who has a warm and engaging teaching style.

Having facilitated more than 150 MHFA courses for over 1,500 people, Denise is dedicated to increasing participants mental health literacy, confidence and willingness to offer support to those experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis.

Denise is accredited to deliver Standard, Youth, Teen, Older Person MHFA, tailored and blended versions of the MHFA course, specialised MHFA courses and refresher MHFA courses. Denise has delivered training to a wide range of groups including pharmacists, police officers, defence force members, practice nurses, tertiary students, school nurses, nursing students, secondary school teachers, sporting coaches, girl guides leaders, volunteers, parents and secondary school students.

Contact if you have any questions. Only 25 available.
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Youth Mental Health First Aid Course Information

Mental health first aid is the help provided to someone who is developing a mental health problem, has a worsening of an existing mental health problem or is in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. Mental health first aid strategies are taught in evidence-based training programs authored by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia and conducted by accredited MHFA Instructors across Australia.

The Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is for adults working or living with adolescents (those aged between 12 and 18 years), however, the course can be relevant for those helping people who are a little younger or older. This course is particularly suitable for parents, teachers, sports coaches, and youth workers in the community.

What the course covers:

The course teaches adults how to assist youth who are developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Course participants learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get help when a young person is developing a mental illness, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

Developing mental health problems covered are:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety problems

  • Psychosis

  • Substance use problems

  • Eating disorders

Mental health crisis situations covered are:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours

  • Non-suicidal self-injury (sometimes called deliberate self-harm)

  • Panic attacks

  • Traumatic events

  • Severe effects of drug or alcohol use

  • Severe psychotic states

  • Aggressive behaviours

All MHFA Courses teach how to give the mental health first aid using the MHFA Action Plan ALGEE. More information about ALGEE.

Format

This is a 14 hour course, which can be delivered as either:

  • A 2-day training package (7 hours per day), OR

  • As 4 Separate modules (3.5 hours each)

Course participants receive a copy of the Youth MHFA Manual to keep and a Certificate of Completion.

Youth MHFA Manual

A manual is provided to each participant attending this 14-hour MHFA course. 

Who can attend a Mindfull Aus YMHFA training course?
Anyone interested can attend. Please note this course is not a therapy or support group, rather it is an education course to learn how to give help and support to others. Increase your understanding and knowledge for mental health challenges .
Participants who complete this training are eligible to complete an online Accreditation Assessment in order to receive a Mental Health First Aider Certificate of Accreditation valid for 3 years

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Copy of Strong Back, Soft Front & Wild Hearts
Apr
8
1:30 PM13:30

Copy of Strong Back, Soft Front & Wild Hearts

Beat the Blues Gippsland in Collaboration with Mindfull Aus present
STRONG BACK, SOFT FRONT & WILD HEARTS. - A School Holiday Wellbeing workshop - Content appropriate for PREP ONWARDS (5-16 years)

A 2 1/2 Hour brief workshop combining the 4 very important fundamentals for our young champions of tomorrow!

- Understanding our emotions & how to recognise them.

- Gratitude and kidness

- Fitness & Being active

- Mindfulness & Meditation

Benefit for You & Amazon Fitness will combine their expertise of fitness & motion for a fun, high level energy and heart rate raising exercise session for the kids! Appropriate for all ages of children and fitness levels.

Mindfull Aus will facilitate a relaxed and relatable look at Gratitude, kindness and how and when we can implement those in our life to wire ourselves for more positive outcomes and a larger emphasis on the value we can all be to the people around us with our words and actions. Mindfull Aus will also finish the day off with some calming, fun and basic mindfulness and meditation practices to take home and implement in our daily life.

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Strong Back, Soft Front & Wild Hearts
Apr
8
10:00 AM10:00

Strong Back, Soft Front & Wild Hearts

Beat the Blues Gippsland in Collaboration with Mindfull Aus present
STRONG BACK, SOFT FRONT & WILD HEARTS. - A School Holiday Wellbeing workshop - Content appropriate for PREP ONWARDS (5-16 years)

A 2 1/2 Hour brief workshop combining the 4 very important fundamentals for our young champions of tomorrow!

- Understanding our emotions & how to recognise them.

- Gratitude and kidness

- Fitness & Being active

- Mindfulness & Meditation

Benefit for You & Amazon Fitness will combine their expertise of fitness & motion for a fun, high level energy and heart rate raising exercise session for the kids! Appropriate for all ages of children and fitness levels.

Mindfull Aus will facilitate a relaxed and relatable look at Gratitude, kindness and how and when we can implement those in our life to wire ourselves for more positive outcomes and a larger emphasis on the value we can all be to the people around us with our words and actions. Mindfull Aus will also finish the day off with some calming, fun and basic mindfulness and meditation practices to take home and implement in our daily life.

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Holding up a light- Chasing out the Darkness
Mar
24
3:30 PM15:30

Holding up a light- Chasing out the Darkness

  • Warragul Industrials FNC Social Rooms (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

HOLDING UP A LIGHT, CHASING OUT THE DARKNESS.
"An evening of hope, healing and recovery"
In Loving Memory of Corey Kubale

A raw and relatable insight into life built on overcoming challenges, building resilience and living a fulfilling, enjoyable and healthy life. Various lived experience and professional speakers with stories of hope, ways to wellness, recovery or support. (Content suitable for any ages, Under 16 to be accompanied by an Adult)

Information, Helplines, services takeaway resources, giveaways & on hand support from various professional services and trained community groups in attendance.

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Suicide: The Ripple Effect - Ballarat Screening
Oct
22
6:30 PM18:30

Suicide: The Ripple Effect - Ballarat Screening

Ballarat Health Services in partnership with Mindfull Aus present this special fundraiser screening of Suicide: The Ripple Effect on Monday the 22nd of October at 6:45pm at Regent Cinemas Ballarat, VIC!

Make sure you arrive at 6:15 for seating because the film will start at 6:45pm sharp! A 25 minute Q&A with Matt Runnalls who features throughout the documentary will also follow the screening!

A portion of all tickets sold will be donated to Mindfull Aus! (https://www.mindfullaus.org/)

To purchase tickets visit - https://fan-force.com/screenings/suicide-the-ripple-effect-regent-cinemas-ballarat-vic/


At age 19, Kevin Hines attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Seventeen years later, he still struggles with many of the same symptoms that led him to attempt to take his life, but he is on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive. Kevin has also been one of the key catalysts in helping end a nearly 80-year long fight to construct suicide prevention net on the iconic San Francisco bridge.

Kevin takes a journey to better understand the ripple effects his suicide attempt had on his family, friends, and the first responders who helped save him. He’s also working to shine light on inspirational individuals, families, and organizations who are using personal pain to help others find the hope they need to heal.

PLEASE NOTE: Enough tickets must be sold to ensure this screening goes ahead, if it doesn't happen those funds will be refunded - no one loses out! To buy tickets, click on the tickets link above :)

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Suicide: The Ripple Effect - MORWELL Screening
Aug
29
6:30 PM18:30

Suicide: The Ripple Effect - MORWELL Screening

Kylie Goulding & Kelly Harris Vickery supporting Mindfull Aus presents this special fundraiser screening of Suicide - The Ripple Effect on Wednesday the 29th of August at 7:00pm at Village Cinemas Morwell, VIC!

Make sure you arrive at 6:30 for seating because the film will start at 7:00pm sharp! A Q&A with Matt Runnalls will also follow the screening!

A portion of all tickets sold will be donated to Mindful Aus! (https://www.mindfullaus.org/)

At age 19, Kevin Hines attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Seventeen years later, he still struggles with many of the same symptoms that led him to attempt to take his life, but he is on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive. Kevin has also been one of the key catalysts in helping end a nearly 80-year long fight to construct suicide prevention net on the iconic San Francisco bridge.

Kevin takes a journey to better understand the ripple effects his suicide attempt had on his family, friends, and the first responders who helped save him. He’s also working to shine light on inspirational individuals, families, and organizations who are using personal pain to help others find the hope they need to heal.

PLEASE NOTE: Enough tickets must be sold to ensure this screening goes ahead, if it doesn't happen those funds will be refunded - no one loses out! To buy tickets, click on the tickets link above :)

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It's Udder-ly Ridiculous - Farming Wellness Evening
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

It's Udder-ly Ridiculous - Farming Wellness Evening

Attention all farmers **
(If you know any in Victoria, especially the Gippsland region please tag away and help them by attending this event)

"It's Udder-Ly Ridiculous" -  CALL PH - 59 97 5000 TO BOOK YOUR SEAT
An evening of meaningful conversation

Male regional suicide rate in 15-29 year-olds is 2 X general population. Add on top of that the research that shows farmers have a 2x higher suicide rate than other occupations.

They maintain their tractors, maintain their pumps and everything related, now it's time we provide the resources, tools and conversations so they can put more emphasis on the things that matter the most.... their wellbeing and health.

Don't wait for them to come to us, let's go to them.
So, on August 28th that's what we will be doing. Thanks to Caldermeade Farm & Cafe, we will be venturing out to share laughs, hugs, tears, dinner & drinks but most importantly an evening of hope, healing and the fundamentals to get back on the path to wellness. 

Big thanks to Anne Poke, Brown's Fertilisers, Gendore Tractors and Machinery Pty LtdBurrafoods Pty Limited
MG Trading for their amazing work, contributions and help to make this event happen.

Mindfull Aus was founded to support and implement speaking engagements, education and workshops in high risk areas of this beautiful country, going to places that don't often get the resources they should or the support they need. The valuable places and people that often get forgotten about, we are pumped about this opportunity and can't wait for a night of positive change and impact. Our farmers work tirelessly everyday for us, let's start supporting them!


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