October 4, 2018 to October 5, 2018
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
CMHA Peel Dufferin
1 Elizabeth Street, L2
Mental Health First Aid Basic is a 12-hour course that discusses a variety of mental disorders. Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned: Substance overdose, Suicidal behaviour, Panic attack, Acute stress reaction, Psychotic episode. Explanations of mental health, mental illness and mental health problems are discussed. Signs and symptoms of common mental health problems and crisis situations – Information about effective interventions and treatments – Ways to access professional help – Improve mental health literacy – 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.