Mental Health Training

Mental Health Training courses give your employees the skills and confidence to have supportive conversations with their co-workers and help guide them to professional help if needed. 

Mental Health Training is the best return on investment a company can give to their employees. 

The ROI for training employees has been proven to have a higher retention of quality staff and build a positive workplace culture It has been shown to increase knowledge, confidence and helping behaviours, and reduce stigma.

Well-Sense Mental Health First Aid courses have been taught in  corporate, government, education, communities in metro, regional and remote Australia.

The statistics are staggering for loss of workplace productivity and staff turnover due to mental health issues.

$4.7 billion in absenteeism

 $6.1 billion in presenteeism (workers being less productive because of mental health issues in the workplace) 

$146 million in Compensation claims 

There are approximately 65,000 suicide attempts each year in Australia.

1:4 people will deal with a mental health issues – depression & anxiety are at epidemic levels.

Each year 1 in 5 Australians will experience a mental illness. 

Suicide in Australia was at its highest in 2018 with 3,046 completed suicides (2,320 males & 726 Females). Every day 8 people die by suicide in Australia.

Suicide is at a ten-year high with over 3,200 people suiciding in Australia in 2018 – this is approximately 8 people per day ending their life

No doubt, you’re already thinking about how you can create a mentally healthy workplace. You are not alone; more and more workplaces are realising the impact of mental health problems at work on their people and productivity levels.

Employees who are valued by their employers are happier, more productive, professional, creative and retain their loyalty to the business. Your employees should represent your company values & vision. 

By investing in Workplace Mental Health or Mental Health First Aid you will imbue a sense of value into your employees and show your clients you value your staff as much as their business.  

If your company invests in mental health training to your staff the Return on Investment is approximately a reduction of 33% in absenteeism and presenteeism. Workers will feel more valued, understood and more likely to stay with your company thus less attrition, higher staff retention and less costly employment advertising and onboarding costs.

Workplace stress, family life, financial issues and instability in life itself are having major impacts on many people.

Standard MHFA

The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course is for any interested adult.

You will learn how to assist an adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence-based action plan.

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

The topics covered will include:

  • depression
  • anxiety
  • suicidal thoughts
  • psychosis
  • gambling/gaming
  • drugs & alcohol dependency
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    Refresher MHFA

    Refresher courses are 4-hour face-to-face courses that allow people who have previously completed a 12- or 14-hour Mental Health First Aid course to refresh their knowledge and skills.

    For people who are Accredited MHFAiders, the refresher courses offer an opportunity to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years.

    The topics covered will include:

  • depression
  • anxiety
  • suicidal thoughts
  • psychosis
  • gambling/gaming
  • drugs & alcohol dependency
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    Youth MHFA

    The 14-hour Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is for adults who work, live or care for adolescents, such as school staff, parents, sports coaches, chaplains, community group leaders and youth workers.

    You will learn how to assist an adolescent who may be experiencing a mental health problem or a mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence-based action plan.

    This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

    The topics covered will include:

  • depression
  • anxiety
  • suicidal thoughts
  • self-harm
  • psychosis
  • gambling & gaming
  • drugs & alcohol
  • eating disorder
  • social media addiction
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    Mental health issues, suicide and stress are at their highest in decades.


     Many people are not knowledgeable or confident to offer assistance. 

    Physical first aid is accepted and widespread in our community, however most do not cover mental health problems. 

    Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches people the skills to help someone who they’re concerned about.

    Do you need Mental Health Workplace Training for your Organization or Workplace ?

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