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Find out about our upcoming Mental Health Programs

20/7/2021

As part of the CBH Mental Health Program we have a number of free information and training sessions for growers and community members. Find out about them below. 

 

safeTALK

safeTALK prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.

 

Join us for this free workshop and learn:

  • how to identify the signs of people who may have thoughts of suicide
  • the simple yet effective TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and Keep Safe
  • how to connect people to life-saving resources and supports

 

When: Tuesday 10 August:

Where: Narembeen

Time: 10am to 2pm

More info and RSVP crcmanager@narembeen.wa.gov.au or call 9064 7055.

 

When: Tuesday 24 August:

Where: Moora

Time: 10am to 2pm

More info and RSVP moora.youth@avoncs.org.au or call 0475 603 598.

 

Blended Online Mental Health First Aid

The first online Mental Health First Aid course for January 2022 is now taking registrations.

The Blended Online Mental Health First Aid Course for adults living in regional grain growing communities across WA teaches participants how to assist a friend, family member, or other members of the community who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Contact janine.ripper@mifwa.org.au to register

 

Additional services available:

 

Online Parent Support Group

Being a parent of a teenager or young adult can be tough, knowing how to respond when there are mental health issues can be even tougher. Our Carer Services team run a free Online Parent Support group for parents across WA. The Online Parent Support Group via zoom provides a service in a safe, supportive and non-judgemental environment.

Contact: caroline.wood@mifwa.org.au or 9237 8900.

 

Building a Future for Families/Friends/Carers (Online)

Our Career Services team also run a free Building a Future program for families, carers, friends of people living with mental ill-health. This 12 week program is free and online.

The Building a Future program aims to increase the capacity of families, carers and friends to care effectively for themselves, other family members and their relative living with mental illness.

Contact: info@mifwa.org.au.

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