Youth mental health first aid training

Thursday 14 February 2019 - Thursday 07 March 2019

Eating Disorders Victoria are running a training for adults who care for young people that are developing or in the middle of a mental health crisis from Thursday 14 February to Thursday 7 March from 6pm to 9pm. 

The course runs for four weeks on Thursday 14, 21, 28 February and Thursday 7 March at Eating Disorders Victoria (level 2). 

You will learn how to help adolescents by learning 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
  • how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

At completion of the training course, you will receive a Mental Health First Aider Certificate of Accreditation that is valid for 3 years. 

This training has been made possible by a Yarra City Council annual grant

You must book your spot. The course is $20 for an adult, $10 for a concession and $30 for a pair of carers. 

For more information contact Kelly Edwards at or 1300 550 236. 

Location & Contacts

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Date and time:
6pm - 9pm
Thursday 14 February 2019 - Thursday 07 March 2019

Eating Disorders Victoria, 16 Lulie St, Abbotsford VIC 3067