DiH Mental Health Training

About us

ALL ABOUT DiH MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING

DiH Mental Health Training was established because of the need to destigmatise mental illness and to get people talking about how they can help others who may have a mental health crisis or when developing a mental disorder.

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Founder, Diane Hickey

Founder, Diane Hickey, has been a Registered General and Psychiatric Nurse for more than 30 years specialising in health promotion, early intervention, mental health and education and training. She has a Bachelor of Nursing (Wollongong Uni) and Masters of Public Health (Qld consortium of Unis). Her passion for improving the wellbeing of people has spanned this time. She has training in Yoga, Mindfulness, ACT and CBT and works with solutions based therapies. She is Credentialed as a Mental Health Nurse with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses.

Diane has worked in a variety of settings in NSW, NZ and QLD including in mental health policy with Queensland Health, she also has a NDIS registered Mental Health Nursing Business in Tamborine. (Tamborine Mental Health Nursing Services  www.tmhns.com.au)

Diane has extensive experience in training and education, she has worked for Universities in their nursing programs and provided mental health education and training to government and non-government agencies. Diane worked with the Queensland Police Service developing a train the trainer education package leading to every police officer in Queensland having basic education in recognising mental illness and actions to take. Following this she developed an on-line learning scenario for the QPS.  Since then she has trained in the Mental Health First Aid training and provided courses to the QPS , all of the Queensland Health Staff after the 2011 floods and the Endeavour Foundation to name but a few. She is a Certified Master Mental Health First Aid Trainer. Diane has an easy, relaxed training style and the emphasis of this business is providing quality industry specific training tailored to individual needs as well as community based training.

Contact Diane to discuss your mental health training needs on 1300 668 089.

DiH Health & Wellbeing PTY LTD T/a DiH Mental Health Training ABN: 41144906525


Testimonials from previous clients

“Excellent in presentation, new awareness and understanding. Very relevant to a great deal of our phone conversations. Many medical terms explained and content presented in everyday language.”

January 2016

MHTraining
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January 2016

“Excellent in presentation, new awareness and understanding. Very relevant to a great deal of our phone conversations. Many medical terms explained and content presented in everyday language.”


“Very positive – very useful practical information”

January 2016

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2018-03-13T17:43:17+00:00

January 2016

“Very positive – very useful practical information”
“I gained a good deal of relevant knowledge from the course. It was well delivered and a good companion to physical First Aid Training.”

May 2015

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2018-03-13T17:44:34+00:00

May 2015

“I gained a good deal of relevant knowledge from the course. It was well delivered and a good companion to physical First Aid Training.”
“This course was relevant, informative and practical which now provides the correct training and skills to be implemented in my work practice immediately.”

Youth Mental Health First Aid – December 2016

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2018-03-13T17:36:01+00:00

Youth Mental Health First Aid – December 2016

“This course was relevant, informative and practical which now provides the correct training and skills to be implemented in my work practice immediately.”
“Thoroughly enjoyed the presentation style and practical look through the lens of an experienced mental health practitioner.”

SMHFA – January 2017

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2018-03-13T17:40:00+00:00

SMHFA – January 2017

“Thoroughly enjoyed the presentation style and practical look through the lens of an experienced mental health practitioner.”
“As important as conventional first aid training”

 

Standard Mental Health First Aid-November 2017

MHTraining
2018-03-13T17:54:16+00:00

Standard Mental Health First Aid-November 2017

“As important as conventional first aid training”  
“Well worth every bit! I’ve learnt so much, thank you! Location was very comfortable and relaxing which is very important in a learning environment. Diane is very approachable and easy going, and of course knowledgeable.”

April 2015

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2018-03-13T17:48:35+00:00

April 2015

“Well worth every bit! I’ve learnt so much, thank you! Location was very comfortable and relaxing which is very important in a learning environment. Diane is very approachable and easy going, and of course knowledgeable.”
“It has provided me with increased confidence and knowledge”

 

Standard Mental Health First Aid-November 2017

MHTraining
2018-03-13T17:54:37+00:00

Standard Mental Health First Aid-November 2017

“It has provided me with increased confidence and knowledge”  
‘Thank you for two highly valuable days of education and training’

Standard Mental Health First Aid-November 2017

MHTraining
2018-03-13T17:27:57+00:00

Standard Mental Health First Aid-November 2017

‘Thank you for two highly valuable days of education and training’
“I am so glad I attended this course, I feel more confident in not only recognising someone may be having suicidal thoughts, but also in being able to talk to them about it, and ultimately, how to get them the help and support they may need.”

MHFA for the Suicidal Person – January 2017

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2018-03-13T17:40:23+00:00

MHFA for the Suicidal Person – January 2017

“I am so glad I attended this course, I feel more confident in not only recognising someone may be having suicidal thoughts, but also in being able to talk to them about it, and ultimately, how to get them the help and support they may need.”