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Mental Health First Aid Training


One in five youth will experience a mental health problem by the age of 24.Do you know how to help?

First Aid is the help given to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained.  Mental Health First Aid is the help given to someone developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis is resolved.  Mental health problems often first develop during adolescence or early adulthood, with half of all mental disorders beginning by age 14, and 75% beginning by age 24. In 14 hours you will learn:

  • To identify when a person may be in danger
  • Basic actions for mental health first aid
  • Information on effective intervention and treatments
  • Where and how to get help locally
  • Signs and symptoms of the following common mental health problems and how to provide help in the following crisis situations:


Mental Health Problems                          Crisis Situations

Substance abuse disorders                       Overdose

Eating Disorders                                         Suicidal Behaviour

Anxiety disorders                                        Panic Attacks

Psychosis                                                    Acute Psychosis

Mood Disorders                                          Reactions to traumatic events

Deliberate Self-Injury

Trainings run over 2 days from 8:30 to 4:30 pm.

Registration is $135 and includes a catered lunch, a manual, certificate and coffee and refreshments.

To register, please go to



Nov 09 - 10 2023


8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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