headspace Nowra and headspace Wollongong teach Youth Mental Health First Aid

Over the last two weeks staff from headspace Nowra and headspace Wollongong trained staff from local Caresouth offices in Youth Mental Health First Aid.

The Wollongong and Nowra headspace's have three staff between them who are trained Youth Mental Helaht First Aid Instructors.

Youth Mental Health First Aid gives regular people skills to recognise emerging mental illnesses in young people, and provides tools to approach and assist these young people to get profesional help if necessary.

Caresouth brought together two groups of staff members to complete the course, with more than 30 staff members total recieveing their YMHFA certificate.

If you organisation or commuinty group is interested in being trained in Youth Mental Health First Aid please contact headspace Nowra on 4421 5388.