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Mental health and wellbeing

Mental health and wellbeing programs

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These programs are free to Monash students. Learn about common mental health issues, and how to support others that may be going through a difficult time.

Students

Online training

Changing Minds - enrol in Moodle
This online program is highly interactive and developed specifically for students. It aims to provide strategies for self care and make you aware of common mental health issues. You'll also learn about support services and programs within Monash and the wider community.

Academic success series

Study skills program (formerly SMART)
A suite of free online modules designed to improve our academic performance, employability and leadership skills. Each module takes one to two hours to complete. Stress Reduction and Exambusters face to face seminars are also available.

Student led initiatives

Mental Health Champions
A student led leadership initiative aiming to promote mental health awareness, create open discussions and encourage help-seeking among other students.

Students and staff

Half-day training

Safe Talk: Suicide prevention
For anyone who wants to help prevent suicide and contribute to a safer community. The training runs for 3.5 hours and aims to make you alert to the signs of  suicide.

Two-day workshop and online learning

Mental Health First Aid
This is a two-day workshop to equip you with a range of skills and strategies to provide help to someone experiencing a mental health issue.

This is an internationally recognised program. On completing the training successfully, you'll receive a certificate of accreditation for three years.

Seminar

Understanding Mental Health
Designed to help you recognise distress in others as well as the support services available within the University and wider community.