Following the success of the previous Online Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) Programme that was held in October 2020, CoEJ organised another YMHFA for our scholars on 30 &31 January and 06 & 07 February 2021 through an initiative by CoEJ Islamic, Cultural and Religious Affairs (ICRA).


The training was facilitated by Sr. Mariam Hassam and Br.Ammar Farishta, both of whom are qualified MHFA Instructors. Eight participants attended the training, majority of whom were our community scholars!


Please see below for pictures from the first weekend








Please see below for pictures from the second weekend







Some of the feedback received from participants included:


“There were amazing activities and discussions that took place which allowed for further learning. The facilitators were friendly, supportive, and comforting throughout the sessions and encouraged discussions as well as taking time out as per the MHFA contract.”


“Very comprehensive and fantastic facilitators course instructors. I feel More empowered and enhanced my skills in Mental Health First Aid. Would love to do Adult course. Richness in group learning and sharing best practises. I would highly recommend this course to all parents.”


“I think the course was extremely useful , and it has motivated me to do further learning to better help young adults in our community”