Youth Mental Health
Council's Youth Mental Health Position Statement(PDF, 444KB) outlines Council's commitment to strive for good youth mental health, which will enhance the quality of life for all young people in the Macedon Ranges.
The position statement was drafted with input and feedback from the Macedon Ranges Community and endorsed by Council in June 2019. The development of a Youth Mental health Position Statement was a year one action in Council's "Elevate" Youth Strategy 2018-2028
For more information, call (03) 5422 0221 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Mental Health First Aid courses
Learn how to help young people experiencing mental health problems by participating in one of Council’s award-winning Youth Mental Health First Aid courses this year.
The 14-hour program teaches participants first aid skills to give initial help to young people who are in a mental health crisis situation or in the early stages of a mental illness.
The course covers various mental health problems experienced by young people and is delivered using case studies, films and group discussions.
This course is $37.50 to all residents within the Macedon Ranges Shire. For all other individuals, the cost is $190 per person.
A refresher course is $30 for all participants.
Course dates and times
|Youth Mental Health First Aid Community Course - Romsey Hub
||26 June (full day), and 3 July (full day)
||Romsey Community Hub
|Youth Mental Health Blended Course for School Staff
||13, 20 and 27 July
||Online & Braemar Secondary College Woodend
|Youth Mental Health First Aid Community Course – Kyneton
||31 July (full day), 3 and 10 August
||Kyneton Town Hall
|Youth Mental Health First Aid Community Course – Lancefield
||18 (full day) and 25 (full day) September
||Lancefield Neighbourhood House
|Youth Mental Health First Aid Community Course - Gisborne
||13 (full day), 16 and 23 November
||Gisborne Administration Centre, Macedon Ranges Shire Council
How to book
Tickets can be purchased via the bookings page for each course or contact Loren Polzot on 0429 466 207 or email email@example.com.
Courses for teachers and youth service providers
There are separate courses available that are specifically for teachers and youth service providers within the Macedon Ranges.
For more information, call Loren on 0429 466 207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org