Mental health programs

Learn about common mental health issues, and how to support others that may be going through a difficult time.

Stress Management – enrol in Moodle (students only)

Stress has become a common feature of modern life but we often spend little time working to understand what that means for us as individuals – and what we can change to ensure a healthy academic life. Some stress is inevitable and is sometimes good for us. This session focuses on ‘healthy stress’ and how to ensure general wellbeing during peak periods.

Study skills program (students only)

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. 'Staying Motivated' and 'Exambusters' face-to-face seminars are also available.

Mental Health Literacy programs

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.

Introduction to Mental Health – enrol in Moodle

This module will explain how to approach and have a conversation about mental health when you are concerned about someone. You will also learn about the crisis situation where someone might be thinking suicide and steps to help.

Understanding Mental Health

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

safeTALK: Suicide prevention

For anyone who wants to help prevent suicide and contribute to a safer community. The training runs for three and a half hours and aims to make you alert to the signs of suicide.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

This training is to equip you with a range of skills and strategies to provide help to someone experiencing a mental health issue. The program is internationally recognised, and on successful completion of the training, you'll receive a certificate of accreditation for three years.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) refresher course (staff only)

This is a face-to-face course that allows people who have previously completed the two-day Mental Health First Aid course to refresh their knowledge and skills and extend their accreditation for a further three years.