Mental Health First Aid Basic

Mental Health First Aid Basic- English

Training offered in English only

MHFA Basic

MHFA Basic is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). This course focuses on the four most common mental health disorders including substance related, mood related, anxiety and trauma related, and psychotic disorders. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with their family, friends, communities, and workplaces. This 2 day program is delivered over 12 hours. 9am - 4 pm (1 hour lunch). Lunch is the responsibility of the participant and is not included in the fee.

Course Objectives

In the MHFA course, you will gain a solid understanding of the 5 basic actions of ALGEE:

Assess the risk of suicide and/or harmListen non-judgmentally

Give reassurance

Encourage professional support

Encourage other supports

ALGEE is the framework for having a confident conversation about mental health with family, friends, colleagues, and strangers.

Key outcomes

International evaluations and feedback have found the following outcomes for participants undertaking an MHFA course:

Increased awareness of signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems

Decreased stigma related to mental healthIncreased confidence interacting with individuals experiencing a mental health problem or crisis

Increased help actually provided to individuals in crisis or experiencing a mental health problem

Event Date 01-12-2023 9:00 am
Event End Date 01-13-2023 4:00 pm
Registered 1
Cut off date 01-06-2023 4:00 pm
Individual Price $226 ($200 + HST)
Mental Health First Aid Basic- French

Training offered in French only

MHFA Basic

MHFA Basic is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). This course focuses on the four most common mental health disorders including substance related, mood related, anxiety and trauma related, and psychotic disorders. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with their family, friends, communities, and workplaces. This 2 day program is delivered over 12 hours. 9am - 4 pm (1 hour lunch). Lunch is the responsibility of the participant and is not included in the fee.

Course Objectives

In the MHFA course, you will gain a solid understanding of the 5 basic actions of ALGEE:

Assess the risk of suicide and/or harm

Listen non-judgmentally

Give reassurance

Encourage professional support

Encourage other supports

ALGEE is the framework for having a confident conversation about mental health with family, friends, colleagues, and strangers.

Key outcomes

International evaluations and feedback have found the following outcomes for participants undertaking an MHFA course:

Increased awareness of signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems

Decreased stigma related to mental healthIncreased confidence interacting with individuals experiencing a mental health problem or crisis

Increased help actually provided to individuals in crisis or experiencing a mental health problem

Event Date 01-19-2023 9:00 am
Event End Date 01-20-2023 4:00 pm
Registered 0
Cut off date 01-13-2023 4:00 pm
Individual Price $226 ($200 + HST)