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Mental Health First Aid - Basic 2 Day Course

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Days Inn & Suites

645 Sibley Drive

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6Z8

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Mental Health First Aid Basic is a two-day program developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada. MHFA 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 teaches people how to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, provide initial help, and guide a person towards appropriate professional help.

May 30th and 31st

9 am to 4:30 pm

The course discusses the following mental disorders:

Substance related disorders
Mood related disorders
Anxiety and trauma related disorders
Psychotic disorders
Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned:

Substance overdose
Suicidal behaviour
Panic attack
Acute stress reaction
Psychotic episode
Course outline

Session One: Mental Health and Stigma
Session Two: Substance-Related Disorders
Session Three: Mood-Related Disorders
Session Four: Anxiety and Trauma Related Disorders
Session Five: Psychotic Disorders

Learning Objectives:

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
MHFA aims to:

Preserve life where a person may be a danger to themselves or others
Provide help to prevent the mental health problem from developing into a more serious state
Promote the recovery of good mental health
Provide comfort to a person experiencing a mental health problem

For more information, please go to www.mhfa.ca or email me at hkondreska@gmail.com

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