Mental Health First Aid

MHFA Basic is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). This courses focuses on the four most common mental health disorders. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact with confidence and competence about mental health with loved ones, friends, general public, and workplaces.

Learning Objectives

  • Study and understand the signs and symptoms, risk factors, mental health and crisis first aid as well as treatment and resources for the following disorders: substance-related, anxiety and trauma-related, mood-related, and psychotic related.
  • Learn what is Mental Health First Aid as well as the five basic actions of Mental Health First Aid.
  • Understand the meaning of stigma and discrimination in relation to Mental Health.

Course Benefits

  • Increased awareness of signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems.
  • Decreased stigma related to mental health.
  • Increased confidence interacting with individuals experiencing a mental health problem or crisis.
  • Increased help actually provided to individuals in crisis or experiencing a mental health problem.
  • Timmins Campus
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    Course: GN7240 Section: 280
    Available seats left: 20
    Registration deadline:
    Tuesday, February 11, 2020
    Location: Timmins Campus
    Cost: $ 372.90
    Dates: Thursday, February 13, 2020 to Friday, February 14, 2020

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    Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Thursday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

    Course: GN7240 Section: 281
    Available seats left: 20
    Registration deadline:
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    Location: Timmins Campus
    Cost: $ 372.90
    Dates: Thursday, March 26, 2020 to Friday, March 27, 2020

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    Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Thursday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Kirkland Lake Campus
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    Course: GN7240 Section: 250
    Available seats left: 18
    Registration deadline:
    Sunday, January 26, 2020
    Location: Kirkland Lake Campus
    Cost: $ 372.90
    Dates: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 to Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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    Additional Information
    Tuesday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Wednesday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Contact Information
training@northern.on.ca