Mental Health First Aid

2 days
370.00 CAD
DateTimeLocationRemainingPriceIncludes Lunch
April 04, 20178:30am - 4:30pmWorkplace Safety North
690 McKeown Ave
North Bay, ON
8370.00 CADYes

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First aid training course developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada                           

Mental health first aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis is resolved. The MHFA basic course includes: explanations of mental health, mental illness and mental health problems; signs and symptoms of common mental health problems and crisis situations; information about effective interventions and treatments; and ways to access professional help.  

The course discusses substance-related disorders, mood-related disorders, anxiety and trauma-related disorders and psychotic disorders. Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned:  

  • Substance overdose
  • Suicidal behaviour
  • Panic attack
  • Acute stress reaction
  • Psychotic episode

Lunch and beverages for each day are included in the course price.

Intended Audience: 

All workers, supervisors, and managers, including Joint Health and Safety Committee members, and health and safety representatives.