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.
Mental Health First Aid Basic
March 6 and 7
April 25 and 26
May 25 and 26 (weekend course)
June 13 and 14
August 12 and 13
September 16 and 17
Mental Health First Aid Adults Who Interact With Youth
April 9 and 10
June 5 and 6
August 7 and 8
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.