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Phynix Initiative

Helping people to find the Phynix within, through motivation and resilience assessment/coaching, mental health first aid education and promoting social and emotional development through the use of music and rhythm.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Tuesday 26 October 2021
    This free 2-hour EMPOWER session, provides a general perspective of mental health and well-being and provides you skills to help you go beyond just asking "R U OK?". This includes: understanding mental health and stigma, recognizing the signs of mental disorders, how and when to refer to a mental health professional, & ways you can develop and support your mental health.
  • Between Wednesday 27 October 2021 and Thursday 25 November 2021
    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, community group leaders and youth workers. You will learn how to assist an adolescent 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.
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  • Between Friday 29 October 2021 and Friday 26 November 2021
    The Youth MHFA Refresher Course allows people who have previously completed the Youth MHFA course to refresh their knowledge and skills. For people who are accredited MHFAiders, this course offers an opportunity to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years.
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  • Between Wednesday 10 November 2021 and Wednesday 8 December 2021
    The Blended Online MHFA Community Course has been adapted from the Standard Mental Health First Aid Course for adults. Developed in response to COVID-19, the new Blended Online MHFA Community Course includes two course components. Course Component 1 – Self-paced interactive eLearning (5-7 hours) Course Component 2 – Instructor-led video conferencing (2 x 2.5-hour sessions) via ZOOM - run over consecutive days.
  • Between Wednesday 10 November 2021 and Thursday 9 December 2021
    The Blended Online MHFA Workplace Course has been adapted from the Standard Mental Health First Aid Course for adults. Developed in response to COVID-19, the new Blended Online MHFA Workplace Course includes two course components. Course Component 1 – Self-paced interactive eLearning (5-7 hours) Course Component 2 – Instructor-led video conferencing (2 x 2.5-hour sessions) via ZOOM - run over consecutive days.
  • Friday 12 November 2021
    The Mental Health First Aid Conversations about Suicide course is for any interested adult. You will learn how to assist a person who is experiencing thoughts of suicide. This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.
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  • Between Wednesday 17 November 2021 and Thursday 16 December 2021
    The Standard Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to provide initial support to other adults 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.
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  • Friday 19 November 2021
    The Standard MHFA Refresher Course allows people who have previously completed the Standard MHFA course to refresh their knowledge and skills. For people who are accredited MHFAiders, this course offers an opportunity to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years.
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  • Friday 10 December 2021
    The Mental Health First Aid Conversations about Non-Suicidal Self Injury course is for any interested adult. You will learn how to assist a person who is engaging in self-injury. This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.
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