Mental health first aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.
The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis is resolved.
Focused on adults interacting with adults in all environments. The course discusses the following mental disorders:
– substance related disorders
– mood related disorders
– anxiety and trauma related disorders
– psychotic disorders
The GVFB workshops supports community organizers and facilitators in their roles. If you work in a community kitchen, food bank, meal program or are coordinating workshops in your community, this workshop is perfect for you.
This workshop may be cancelled or rescheduled if participation is low. If this workshop must be cancelled, registered participants will be given 72 hour notice.