Mental Health First Aid - Standard  (Face to Face)

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Mental Health First Aid - Standard (Face to Face)

A training program created to show people how to react to those going through a mental health crisis or declining in mental health.

By CMHA Toronto

When and where

Date and time

Tue, Apr 4, 2023 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT


Canadian Mental Health Association 1200 Markham Rd #500 Toronto, ON M1H 3C3 Canada

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About this event

  • 8 hours
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Mental Health First Aid – Standard

Participants in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) are equipped with the skills, resources, and assurance needed to recognize and respond to a mental health issue or emergency. The Mental Health Commission of Canada will issue a certificate to the student if they successfully complete the programme.

Format: MHFA Standard (face-to-face); Module 1: Self-Directed and Module 2 & 3: In person

Length: 9 hours. Self-paced Module 1 must be finished prior to the in-person portion. The in-person, one-day, 7 hours modules 2 and 3 will take place at the location you chose when you registered.

Learning Goals

  • Recognize warning signals of a mental health crisis or deterioration
  • Have conversations to urge the person to discuss their deteriorating mental health and consider their support choices
  • Utilize MHFA strategies to maintain one's own mental health
  • Connect the person to support resources
  • Assist in the event of a mental health or substance use emergency

COVID Protocols

Due to the on-going COVID pandemic, CMHA Toronto’s response is mandatory masking at our facilities and maintaining social distancing. All participants are encouraged to do a self screener in advance online. If you have any COVID related symptoms please do not attend the workshop and e-mail to discuss.

CMHA Toronto Cancellation Policy

CMHA Toronto reserves the right to cancel or postpone workshops due to under-enrollment, instructor illness or inclement weather. CMHA Toronto reserves the right to cancel or postpone workshops due to public health recommendations related to a public health concern that limit our ability to safely deliver our workshops and/or program(s). If a workshop is cancelled, you may transfer to another workshop or receive a full refund. Refunds will only be provided in the event a workshop has been cancelled by CMHA Toronto.

If your plans change after you have registered you may:

1. Designate a substitute to attend in your place, at no extra cost. Please notify us of the name of the person attending as soon as possible prior to the workshop date for which you registered. This will allow us to correct our records and avoid confusion at check-in.

2. Transfer to another workshop, provided that you notify us by e-mail ( at least 5 business days prior to the training date for which you have registered. A $20 administration fee will apply and is payable at the time of the transfer request. We will not consider requests to transfer less than 5 business days prior to a workshop date.

3. Timekeeping/Punctuality, it is very important that our instructors start workshops on time. Thus, instructors are free to close admittance to workshops 30 minutes or at their discretion after starting. Late arrivals may not be admitted and may not be entitled to certification.

If you fail to attend your scheduled workshop without required notification, as outlined above, your fee will be forfeited.

About the organizer

Organized by
CMHA Toronto

Canadian Mental Health Association - Toronto Branch
700 Lawrence Avenue West, Suite 480, Toronto, ON M6A 3B4