Mental Health First Aid Course


Sat 18 May 2024


10:00 am - 4:00 pm




ISRA Melbourne
250 Hume Hwy Craigieburn

Join us for the empowering and accredited Mental Health First Aid course, tailored to our community’s needs and values. This course which is partially subsidised by CMW and proudly supported by ISRA aims to equip you with essential skills and confidence to provide assistance to community members facing mental health challenges.

About the course:

This program is designed as an early intervention initiative, empowering our Muslim community with the knowledge and tools to recognise, connect with, and respond effectively to individuals experiencing mental health issues or crises. It’s not just a course; it’s a commitment to bolstering our collective well-being.

Dates and times:

Saturdays, 18 May and 25 May

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: 250 Hume hwy Craigieburn

Certification will be provided upon full attendance.

Course highlights:

  • Gain MHFA accreditation
  • Learn vital skills for mental health first aid
  • Recognise early warning signs
  • Provide initial help and support effectively
  • Receive guidance on crisis intervention
  • Enjoy resources and a nourishing lunch, provided for all participants

Why attend?

Just as we learn physical first aid, it’s crucial to equip ourselves with the knowledge and skills to provide mental health first aid. MHFA will teach you to assist those facing mental health challenges until they receive professional help or the crisis resolves.

Who should enrol?

This course is for adults, aged 18 and above, interested in:

  • Recognising mental health warning signs
  • Understanding risk factors
  • Learning about evidence-based treatments
  • Providing initial help and support
  • Responding appropriately in crisis situations

Its ideal for professionals , teachers, care workers, public servants, students or anyone who wants to upskill.

Learning outcomes:

Upon successful completion, you’ll receive a digital PDF Certificate of Completion, with an option for accreditation through an online assessment.

About trainer

Manar Eltchelebi is a seasoned educator with over 25 years of experience. She has inspired learners of all ages, from primary school children to adults, and has conducted workshops for various organizations. Recognized for her dedication, Manar is a member of Toastmasters International, a published author, and a mental health first aid trainer since 2023. In 2019, she received the Order of Australia Medal for her outstanding community work. Manar finds immense joy in her roles as a mother of three and a grandmother of one, embodying the values of education, compassion, and service.

Program benefits:

  • Support friends, family, and colleagues
  • Contribute positively to our community’s well-being
  • Enhance your mental health knowledge and first aid skills
  • Build confidence in aiding those in need
  • Combat stigma surrounding mental health
  • Increase the support network within our community

Join us in making a difference—one first aid response at a time.

Limited spots are available. To register, fill out the form below.

We look forward to welcoming you to this essential training program!

Register Here