MHFA Basic is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). This course focuses on the four most common mental health disorders including substance-related, mood-related, anxiety and trauma-related, and psychotic disorders. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with their family, friends, communities, and workplaces.
The course focuses on 1) mental health and stigma, 2) Signs and symptoms, 3) Effective Intervention, 3) Resources and Supports.
Participants will receive a certificate in mental health first aid at the end of the course and they are required to attend all three sessions.
The sessions are:
Friday, February 28th from 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday, February 29th from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday, March 1st form 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This training costs $140 per participant which covers tuition, materials and meals.
14500 Bannister Rd SE
Calgary, AB T2X 1Z4
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