Mental Health First Aid for Adults who interact with Youth

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.  CMHA Durham is offering MHFA for Adults who interact with Youth October 3rd and October 4th from 9:00-4:00

Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved.

CMHA Durham is proud to offer Mental Health First Aid for Adults who interact with youth October 3rd and 4th

Course Description:

The MHFA Canada program aims to improve mental health literacy, and provide the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental health problems in themselves, a family member, a friend or a colleague.

The program does not teach people how to be therapists. It does teach people how to:

  • recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health problems;
  • provide initial help;
  • guide a person towards appropriate professional help.

To learn more about the program, visit the Mental Health First Aid website

Click here to download the registration form

**Space is limited**

Length: 14 hours of instruction over two days

Format: Mini-lectures, group discussions, simulations and role playing exercises provide the basis for information and skill development.

For questions or concerns on workshops and training, please contact:

Mireille Huneault
905-436-8760, ext. 137 or mireilleh@cmhadurham.org