Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved.
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Do you Feel that your Colleague or Loved One is not Behaving in their Usual Way, and SOMETHING IS JUST OFF?
- The ability to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illness
- Tried and tested tools that you can use with your own colleagues or loved ones to help reduce their suffering
- An evidence based Mental Health First Aid Kit to take away to SUPPORT YOU in your role as a Mental Health First Aider
- A Certificate in Mental Health First Aid that can be used in your workplace or community.
Mental Health First Aid Basic is a 12-hour course that discusses the following mental disorders:
- Substance use disorders
- Mood disorders
- Anxiety disorders
- Psychotic disorders
Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned:
- Substance overdose
- Suicidal behaviour
- Panic attack
- Acute stress reaction
- Psychotic episode
Attendees of our Mental Health First Aid Workshop will each receive a free PASS kit. The PASS (Panic, Anxiety, & Stress Support) kit that includes evidence-based items that have been carefully researched and selected to manage daily stressors and stimulate the mental health discussion. The kit includes 2 pairs of earplugs to block out noise, a sleeping mask to shield light, chewing gum for both focus and refreshment, a squeezable stress star, and flashcards with concise stress management tips in times of need.
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