Mental Health First Aid and Emergencies


 CONTACTS  |  NEWS & ARTICLES | INFOGRAPHICS


 The School of BEES has staff trained in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). Please contact them if you have any questions or concerns about the mental health of yourself or another, or need advice on resources.

Mira van der Ley
Room G23A, Building D26 (near BSB student office)
Phone: 9385 8030
Email: m.vanderley@unsw.edu.au
Mental Health First Aid Officer | Senior First Aid Officer

Joanne Wilde
Room LG09, Building D26 (lower ground thin section lab)
Phone: 9385 8088
Email: joanne@unsw.edu.au
Mental Health First Aid Officer | Senior First Aid Officer

Penny McCracken
Room G05, Building D26 (near eastern lift, ground floor)
Phone: 9385 8031
Email: p.mccracken@unsw.edu.au
Mental Health First Aid Officer |Senior First Aid Officer

Melissa Hart
Room 445, Level 4, Matthews Building, CCRC
Phone: 9385 6263
Email: melissa.hart@unsw.edu.au
Mental Health First Aid Officer

Swa Rath
Room 459, Level 4, Matthews Building, CCRC
Phone: 9385 9393
Email: s.rath@unsw.edu.au
Mental Health First Aid Officer |Senior First Aid Officer

Jonathan Russell
Room 535, Building D26 (near western lift, level 5)
Phone: 9385 0637
Email: j.russell@unsw.edu.au
Mental Health First Aid Officer


 NEWS & ARTICLES

  •  UNSW students are entitled to unlimited FREE counselling sessions. Click here for more information.
  • UNSW staff are entitled to 6 FREE counselling sessions via Employee Assistance Program. Click here for more information.
  • There is an awful cost to getting a PhD that no one talks about. Read about one student’s experience with mental health problems here.
   
  •  What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities. Click here.

 


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FURTHER INFORMATION

Signs and Symptoms of Someone in Need

Mental Health Resources for Students

Mental Health Resources for Staff

Mental Health Services and Resources