September 27, 2019 to September 28, 2019
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
HOpe Centre – Telfer Burke Room
1337 St. Andrews Ave.
North Vancouver, BC
Mental Health First Aid Training- Register
If you’ve taken a physical first aid course, you’ve learned the skills needed to help someone experiencing a sudden illness or injury. People can also experience mental health crisis, and it is important that more Canadians know how to provide help in these situations too.
Mental Health First Aid Basic is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). Upon completion of the course, you will be well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with your family, friends, community, and workplace.
Mental Health First Aid Basic is a 12-hour course. The course discusses the following mental disorders:
- Substance-related disorders
- Mood-related disorders
- Anxiety and trauma-related disorders
- Psychotic disorders
First aid skills for the following situations are learned:
- Substance overdose
- Suicidal behaviour
- Panic attack
- Acute stress reaction
- Psychotic episode
*Sessions are on September 27 & 28th at 9:00 AM- 5 PM.