Mental Health First Aid is a two-day, basic-level interactive course that teaches people with limited or no mental health knowledge how to help someone showing signs of a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
- Signs and symptoms of mental health problems and crisis situations
- A basic model to provide Mental Health First Aid
- Information about how to help in a crisis
- Encouraging a person to identify options for help
We offer two versions of the course, Mental Health First Aid Basic and Mental Health First Aid for Adults Who Interact With Youth.
The 2-day Basic course discusses substance use disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and psychotic disorders.
All courses are at 1540 Cornwall Road, Oakville. Follow the signs for CMHA.
Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm each day
Cost: $175 per person, $150 per student/senior
The 2-day Adults Who Interact With Youth (age 12 to 24) course discusses substance use disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, and deliberate self-injury.
For course dates visit our Events Calendar
Mental Health First Aid is a program of the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
While we do not provide refunds once a payment is made, you may transfer your registration to a future course.