A Mental Health First Aid Officer within a workplace is an employee who has undertaken additional training to provide first aid to employees who are experiencing a mental health problem. This role is similar to that of a Physical First Aid Officer within a workplace.
Mental Health First Aid is the help given to someone who is experiencing a mental health problem or a mental health crisis. It is similar to physical first aid in that the help is given until professional help is received, or until the crisis resolves.
The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) describes hoarding as the ‘persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, regardless of their actual value. Unlike other mental illnesses, family and friends will be more likely to be able to identify if someone