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Wed, Jan 17



Mental Health First Aid Training

Do YOU know how to recognize and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders? This online training allows anyone (aged 16+) to be certified as a mental health first aider.

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Mental Health First Aid Training
Mental Health First Aid Training

Time & Location

Jan 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM



About the event

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is aimed at anyone aged 16 and up who wants to be able to recognize that someone is struggling and know how to respond. It covers:

Signs and symptoms of mental illness

Signs and symptoms of substance use

How to interact with a person in crisis

How to connect the person with help

Participants will learn the 5-step ALGEE action plan:

Assess for risk of suicide

Listen nonjudgmentally

Give reassurance and information

Encourage appropriate professional help

Encourage self-help and other support strategies

This is a FREE training. When you register, you will be sent digital materials to do as pre-work on your own prior to the training date. The pre-work takes about 2 hours. On Wednesday, January 17th, there will be a live training online from 9am-3pm. Participants will receive a certificate following the training which is valid for 3 years.

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