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Mental Health First Aid for Seniors Two day course

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30 The Queensway

Sunnyside Wing of St. Joseph's Health Centre

Toronto

Toronto, Ontario M6R 1B5

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WELCOME to Mental Health First Aid - Seniors!

Do you know how to help?

One in three Canadians will experience a Mental Health problem and many will never receive professional help

Mental Health First Aid - in an information rich, interactive workshop. You will learn and practice first aid skills to provide initial help to Seniors who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

In two Saturdays (August 12 & 19) you will learn:

  • § Signs and symptoms of common mental health problems and crisis situations (including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, delirium, dementia, suicide, panic attacks, psychosis)
  • § Basic actions for mental health first aid
  • § Basic Information about effective interventions and treatments
  • § How to access helpful resources

NOTE: Participants must attend the FULL TWO day course to receive a Certificate of Participation. Participants will receive an informative 80 page Participant Manual.

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Easy access by TTC - 1 block walk from either King or Queen Streetcar. 2km from Dundas W station via King 504 streetcar. Parking on site for $15/day. Street parking in the area is limited to 1 hour and frequently monitored and ticketed.

What can I bring into the event?

The lunch break will be short so you may wish to bring a lunch or pick up lunch on Roncesvalles.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For more information, please Email Lynda at LyndaMHFA@gmail.com or

check out the MHFA website:

http://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.ca/en/course-info/courses/seniors

What's the refund policy?

Refund minus a $50 administration fee, up to 1 week prior to course begining . You Must Email LyndaMHFA@gmail.com at least one week prior to course start date to withdraw.

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Sunnyside Wing of St. Joseph's Health Centre

Toronto

Toronto, Ontario M6R 1B5

Canada

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