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Mental Health Chat

Discover how to support someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue.

MH-Chat is an introductory program designed to provide participants with some knowledge and awareness to recognise, respond and refer when supporting someone who is experiencing a common mental health issue. Participants are introduced to the main signs that a colleague is not coping and may need help. There is also information on self-care and stress management to ensure that participants take responsibility for their own wellbeing.

Topics covered

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Suicide
  • When to be concerned
  • Some simple tips to provide initial help
  • Where to get help
  • How to make a referral

Participants also learn about how to look out for themselves and their colleagues, including:

  • Tips for stress management
  • Promoting positive mental health (self-care)

The training is delivered by qualified, experienced Lifeline trainers. Participants receive a Statement of Attendance at completion of the course.

Course brochure

  • Mental Health Chat Course
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How it works

Format: There are two options for this course:

  • Two-hour, face-to-face session with a qualified Lifeline trainer*.
  • Two-hour online virtual workshop with a qualified Lifeline trainer (content may differ from face-to-face training).

The workshop will be tailored to the specific needs of participants.

Resources: Handouts.

Outcome: Participants will learn how to recognise, respond and refer when supporting someone who is experiencing a common mental health issue.

*Our COVID-19 plan is in place for all training sessions. All social distancing regulations as established by the Government and Department of Health will be followed for face-to-face training sessions.

Note: Training sessions are subject to change based on changing regulations and/or demand.

Lifeline Corporate Training

We offer a range of courses to improve the mental health and wellbeing of your people, which in turn can help create a more productive, cost-effective and responsible workplace.

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If you have any questions regarding Lifeline Corporate Training courses, call us on 0429 044 546 or 0419 665 479, or complete the details below.

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