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Table 6 First aid experience questionnaire for students reporting providing mental health first aid at follow-up (n = 79)

From: ‘teen Mental Health First Aid’: a description of the program and an initial evaluation

Response N (%)
When assisting the person, did you use the information provided in the program?
 Yes 28 (35.4)
 Not sure 35 (44.3)
 No 16 (20.3)
Do you think what you did helped the person?
 Yes, very helpful 15 (19.0)
 Yes, helpful 39 (49.4)
 Neither helpful nor unhelpful 24 (30.4)
 No, very unhelpful 1 (1.3)
Do you think the information in the program contributed to how helpful you were in assisting the person?
 Yes, definitely 14 (17.7)
 Yes, probably 31 (39.2)
 Not sure 20 (25.3)
 Probably not 11 (13.9)
 Definitely not 3 (3.8)
When assisting the person, did you do anything differently from what you would have done before attending the program?
 Yes 12 (15.2)
 Not sure 40 (50.6)
 No 27 (34.2)
Did you suggest to the person you were helping that they should talk to an adult about their problem?
 Yes 36 (45.6)
 Not sure 7 (8.9)
 No 4 (5.1)
 N/A they were already being helped by an adult 32 (40.5)
As a result of your suggestion, did the person you were helping talk to an adult?
 Yes 22 (27.9)
 Not sure 19 (24.1)
 No 6 (7.6)
 N/A they were already being helped by an adult 32 (40.5)