eYMHFA 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 in Young People
2.2 Crisis First Aid for Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings in Young People
2.3 Crisis First Aid for Non-suicidal Self-injury in Young People
2.4 The MHFA Action Plan for Depression in Young People

Module 3: Anxiety

3.1 Introduction to Anxiety in Young People
3.2 Crisis First for Panic Attacks in Young People
3.3 Crisis First Aid for Traumatic Experiences and Young People
3.4 The MHFA Action Plan for Anxiety in Young People

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 & 6 until you have completed Webinar 1 with your Instructor.

Module 4: Eating Disorders

Introduction to Eating Disorders
Crisis First Aid for Medical Emergencies and Young People
The MHFA Action Plan for eating disorders in young people

Module 5: Psychosis

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

Module 5: Substance Use

5.1 Introduction to Substance Use in Young People
5.2 Crisis First Aid for Substance Use in Young People
5.3 The MHFA Action Plan for Substance Use in Young People

Webinar 2:

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