eAMHFA Course Structure

Module 1: Introduction to Mental Health:

  • 1.1 Mental Health in Context
  • 1.2 Stigma, Risk Factors and Early Intervention
  • 1.3 The MHFA Model

Module 2: Depression

  • 2.1 Introduction to Depression
  • 2.2 Crisis First Aid for Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings
  • 2.3 Crisis First Aid for Non-suicidal Self-injury
  • 2.4 The MHFA Action Plan for Depression

Module 3: Anxiety

  • 3.1 Introduction to Anxiety
  • 3.2 Crisis First for Panic Attacks
  • 3.3 Crisis First Aid for Traumatic Experiences
  • 3.4 The MHFA Action Plan for Anxiety

Webinar 1:

  • Revision of Modules 1-3
  • Role of The Mental Health First Aider
  • Application of The MHFA Action Plan
  • Self-care for the Mental Health First Aider

You will not be able to access Modules 4 & 5 until you have completed Webinar 1 with your Instructor.

Module 4: Psychosis

  • 4.1 Psychosis: Introduction, Myths and Stigma
  • 4.2 Signs and Symptoms of Psychosis
  • 4.3 Crisis First Aid for Acute Psychotic Episodes
  • 4.4 The MHFA Action Plan for Psychosis

Module 5: Substance Use

  • 5.1 Introduction to Substance Use
  • 5.2 Crisis First Aid for Substance Use
  • 5.3 The MHFA Action Plan for Substance Use

Webinar 2:

  • Revision of Modules 4 & 5
  • Stigma and Judgements
  • Application of The MHFA Action Plan