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Mental Health First Aid

Wellington Chamber of Commerce
Event date
9:30am - 4:00pm

Workshop Overview

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help given to an individual in the early stages of or developing a mental health issue, such as depression, anxiety, or substance misuse. MHFA also teaches techniques for initial responder care for those in a mental health crisis including panic attacks, chronic anxiety, predisposition to self-injury and aggressive behaviour. 

Meet the facilitator  | Lindsey Rayner

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Lindsey is Co-founder of Humanex and has over 15 years’ experience at facilitating courses to support people to reach their goals. Lindsey is passionate about creating a safe and secure learning environment to empower people with the confidence to fulfil their learning journey in becoming a Mental Health First Aider.

Learning Outcomes for Attendees

  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and factors that affect wellbeing.
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues.
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress.
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening.

Participant’s Takeaway

  • A MHFA Certificate stating you are an accredited MHFAider (valid for 3 years).
  • A MHFA Manual with 203 pages of course information and resources.
  • A Resources Toolkit with conversation starters and links to relevant NZ services.

Upcoming Courses

SOLD OUT | 9 & 11 October, Online | $545 per person + GST 

We have an online course which is split across two days. This will run from 1-4pm on the 9th and  1-4pm on the 11th of October. 

Note: Our online course is now sold out. Please register your details on the form to join our waitlist. 

15 November, Wellington | $650 per person + GST 

This is a hybrid course combining online eLearning and an in-person training session. Each attendee will be provided with an eLearning course to take in their own time before coming to the in-person course. The eLearning should take about 5-7 hours to complete and the in-person training day will be held at our Wellington office from 9.30am-4pm. 

Book your seat today.

All courses include workshop manual. In-person courses also include arrival tea or coffee, morning tea and lunch.

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This course is offered in partnership with HumanEX 

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General contact

04 473 7224
Postal Address
PO Box 1087
Wellington 6140
Head Office:
 Level 13, NTT Tower, 157 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011