Funding for this research was provided by:
Australian Rotary Health (Colin Dodds Postdoctoral Fellowship)
Ian Potter Foundation (Mental Health First Aid Australia)
Sidney Myer Fund (Mental Health First Aid Australia)
National Health and Medical Research Council
The Black Dog Ride (Mental Health First Aid Australia)
Received: 5 September 2019
Accepted: 26 October 2019
First Online: 16 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Approval for the research was granted by the University of Melbourne Human Research Ethics Committee (ethics ID 1647390). Approval was also granted by the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, and the Catholic Education Office Melbourne.
: Not applicable.
: AFJ is on the Board of Directors of Mental Health First Aid International (trading as MHFA Australia). CMK is an employee of Mental Health First Aid International. The authors will not benefit financially or otherwise from the publication of this research.