Mental Health First Aid training is designed to educate the public and provide the critical skills needed to help someone experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis. Gain easy-to-use tools and increase your confidence in offering help to others!
This course consists of 2-hours of virtual self-paced content and 6 hours of virtual instructor-led training via Zoom. You must be 18 years of age or older to attend this course.
MHFA Certification, which must be renewed every three years, teaches participants to:
- Recognize the potential risk factors and warning signs for various mental health problems, including depression, anxiety/trauma, psychosis, psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, and self-injury.
- Use a 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional help.
- Apply knowledge of the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help resources available to help someone with a mental health problem treat and manage the problem and achieve recovery.