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: 180
    Available seats left: 20
    Registration deadline:
    Sunday, September 29, 2019
    Location: Timmins Campus
    Cost: $ 372.90
    Dates: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 to Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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    Additional Information
    Tuesday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Wednesday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

    Course: GN7240 Section: 181
    Available seats left: 20
    Registration deadline:
    Monday, November 11, 2019
    Location: Timmins Campus
    Cost: $ 372.90
    Dates: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 to Thursday, November 14, 2019

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    Additional Information
    Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Thursday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Kirkland Lake Campus
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    Dates: TBA

Contact Information
training@northern.on.ca