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Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) with John Imbrogno

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Sat & Sun, 3 & 4 August 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Mullumbimby, NSW 12 $320.00


Adolescence is a time of important change and development. It is also the time when mental health problems can first emerge. During high school years, mental health problems are among the leading causes of falling grades, problems with friends, and relationships, substance use or abuse and they can have lifelong impact. That's where Mental Health First Aid training can help.

With a focus on improved mental health literacy and early intervention, Youth MHFA is for adults who work, live or care for adolescents such as teachers, school support staff, parents, sports coaches, community group leaders and youth workers.


The Youth MHFA course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals. The course equips adults with the skills to recognise and respond to an adolescent who may be experiencing a mental health problem or crisis situation. Using a practical, evidence-based action plan,

Youth MHFA teaches participants how to support an adolescent until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

What to Bring

  • Writing book, pen

Important information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will include your receipt and inform you of the dates, times and venue for your course. It will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you.

Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

Students are required to be 15 years old and above at the time of enrolment.

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We keep our class sizes small so that you get a better experience. Avoid disappointment, enrol early!  

Tutor Profile:

John Imbrogno

John is a devoted father of three, hailing from Melbourne where he successfully ran a wedding cake business and motel business. John relocated his family 18 years ago to Byron Bay immersing himself in Rites of Passage programs. Currently serving as Program Manager and Training officer with the Rites of Passage Institute.

John works as a qualified counsellor and is a member of the Australian Counselling Association, John brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role. John has a strong focus on empowering youth and actively works in delivering programs in schools, that support the mental and physical health of teenagers, John runs a weekly Men’s group in the Tweed Heads area called “Men2be” which he has done for 6 years. John uses therapeutic storytelling and drumming to support change in behaviour. John Imbrogno is dedicated to guiding others on their journey of growth and empowerment.