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-related disorders, mood-related disorders, anxiety and trauma-related disorders, and psychotic disorders.
The 2-day Adults Who Interact With Youth (age 12 to 24) course discusses substance-related disorders, mood-related disorders, anxiety and trauma-related disorders, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, and deliberate self-injury.
All courses are at 1540 Cornwall Road, Oakville. Follow the signs for CMHA.
Time: Basic: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm each day; Adults Who Interact With Youth: 8:30 pm to 5 pm each day
Cost: $175 per person
A limited number of discounts are available for students and seniors. Contact us at 1-877-693-4270 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION FOR OUR COURSES IS CURRENTLY CLOSED AND TRAINING HAS BEEN SUSPENDED. Registration will be available through this site once it is re-opened.
Mental Health First Aid Basic
May 27 and 28
June 22 and 23
August 20 and 21
September 21 and 22
Mental Health First Aid Adults Who Interact With Youth
May 21 and 22
August 18 and 19
September 26 and 27 Weekend course
Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based 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 another course within one year, to a maximum of two attempts at re-registration.