Insight Canberra offers public courses throughout the year.

We can also deliver on-site courses at your workplace.

“Having all employees do the introductory course is very effective in decreasing the stigma surrounding mental health and mental illness in the workplace.”

Introduction to Mental Health Awareness for Organisations

The purpose of this course is to introduce participants to the topic of mental health and mental illness, to encourage conversations and to decrease the stigma surrounding mental illness within organisations and broader society.

This course teaches participants:

  • an overview of the prevalence of mental illness in the workplace
  • introduction to common mental illnesses
  • what can trigger mental illness
  • tips for managers and colleagues

Please note: this is not an Accredited Mental Health First Aid Course

If you would like to learn more about this course, or arrange for this course to be delivered in your workplace, please click the ‘Register Interest’ button and someone from Insight Canberra will get in contact.

Register Interest

If you know which course you would like to attend please complete and return the booking form to [email protected]

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Standard Mental Health First Aid Course

Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing the worsening of a mental health problem, or experiencing a mental health crisis. Mental Health First Aid is given until professional help is received, or the crisis resolves.

July 2019:

Date: Thursday 25th & Friday 26th July, 2019
Time: 9:00 to 4:00 both days
Location: Belconnen Arts Centre, 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen ACT
Cost: $390 + GST

July/August 2019:

Date: Wednesday 31st July & Thursday 1st August, 2019
Time: 9:00 to 4:00 both days
Location: The Kingston Conference Room, Adina Apartments, 11 Giles Street Kingston ACT
Cost: $390 + GST

Additional Information:

  • Each course is fully catered both days
  • Each participant will receive the Mental Health First Aid Manual, Beyond Blue resources and other additional handouts in a take home carry bag
  • Each participant has the option to become an Accredited Mental Health First Aider valid for 3 years
Register Interest

If you know which course you would like to attend, please complete and return the booking form to [email protected]

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Mental Health First Aid Refresher Training

2019 Courses:

No courses are scheduled at this time. 

This course is only available for participants who have attended the 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid Course within the previous 3 years.

Register Interest

If you know which course you would like to attend, please complete and return the booking form to [email protected]

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Mental Health First Aid for Non-Suicidal Self Injury

There are currently no courses scheduled. If you would like to be notified when this course becomes available please click the ‘Register Interest’ button.

This course teaches participants how to help someone who is engaging in self-injury. Participants will receive the Mental Health First Aid for Non-Suicidal Self Injury handbook and additional resources.

Register Interest

If you know which course you would like to attend, please complete and return the booking form to [email protected]

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Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person

There are currently no courses scheduled. If you would like to be notified when this course becomes available, please click the ‘Register Interest’ button.

At the completion of the course you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to safely have a conversation with a suicidal person. Participants will receive the Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person handbook and additional resources.

Register Interest

If you know which course you would like to attend please complete and return the booking form to [email protected]

Download Booking Form