If you've taken a physical first aid course. you've learned the skill needed to help someone experiencing a sudden illness or injury. People can also have mental health crisis, and it is important that more Canadians know how to provide help in these situations too.
Event Description: The MHFA course is intended for Adults (18yrs and older). This course focuses on the four most common mental health disorders including substance related, mood related, anxiety and trauma related, and psychotoc disorders.
Course Name: Mental Health First Aid Basic
Venue and Address: Christ Church Parish Hall 35 Princess Street, Gananoque, ON
Cost: $200 Beverages and light snack provided
Contact: Brenda Miller and Debra Lefebvre, Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructors
What can you expect from this course:
- Gain the confirdence and skills to engage someone with an emerging mental health problem or in a mental crisis;
- Greater recognition of mental health problems;
- Decreased stigma; and
- Improved mental health for yourself
If I sprain my ankle, chances are you'll know what to do. If I have a panic attack, chances are you won't.