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Problem drinking: guidelines for providing mental health first aid to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person (2008)

Author

Mental Health First Aid Australia

Publisher

Mental Health First Aid Australia

City

Melbourne

Type

Factsheet

 

Description

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) provides training to members of the public in how to support someone in a mental health crisis situation or who is developing a mental disorder. MHFA training can assist in early intervention and in the ongoing community support of people with mental illnesses.

This set of guidelines consists of recommendations for providing mental health first aid to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who may be experiencing problem drinking. The guidelines address the following areas:

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Contact details

Mental Health First Aid
Level 6
369 Royal Parade
Parkville Vic 3052
Ph: (03) 9079 0200
Fax: (03) 9347 3248
Email: mhfa@mhfa.com.au

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Last updated: 16 July 2014
 
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