Our research base makes us leaders in the field of mental health education.
Evidence-based, evidence-informed and proactively updated.
Mental Health First Aid International always has a range of research projects underway.
Are you interested in being part of an expert panel?
Or perhaps you would like to attend a course as part of an evaluation?
Or maybe you just have a great idea that you’d like to tell us about?
You can find out more information about all of these below.
Guidelines Currently Under Development
Mental Health First Aid® Guidelines are developed using the consensus of experts.
If you work in the mental health field, or are a person with lived experience of mental health problems (a consumer or carer), please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know which project you are interested in. We can then let you know more about the project and how you can get involved.
The following projects are not recruiting participants, but are ongoing.
Culturally Appropriate Approach to Improving Health Outcomes
Mental Health Support Scale: A novel measure of mental health first aid skills
Have an Idea?
Have you got a terrific research idea that you’d like to tell us about? Or is your organisation doing research on Mental Health First Aid?
We’d love to hear about it.
Send your ideas to email@example.com.
Interested in Contributing in Other Ways?
From time to time we make films and audio clips where people share their experiences. We also look for artworks created by people with a lived experience of mental health problems, or of being caregivers.
If one of the following applies to you, you may be able to contribute to Mental Health First Aid. If you are interested, please fill out our short survey and let us know how you can help.
Have lived experience of mental health problems.
Are a caregiver for someone with mental health problems.
MHFAider with a Story
Have a terrific story about using your MHFA skills to help someone