MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
At least 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental health problem in a given year
MHFA is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis
MHFA is a program of the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
What you learn
Students learn the five basic actions of MHFA, along with signs, symptoms, and treatments available for substance use disorders, mood related disorders, anxiety and trauma related disorders, and psychotic disorders
By the end of the course, students will be able to effectively provide first aid for individuals experiencing mental health problems or crises. Students receive a nationally recognized certificate.
MHFA is a 12-hour, in person course. It can be offered over two full days, or four half days. Details about minimum and maximum class sizes can be found in the “Book a Course” section below.
What our students say
Average Student Feedback about the quality of our instructor:
James was very good at keeping this course interesting – well presented!
Recovery Centre Staff Member
I had a great experience with this course, and reccommend it to everyone!