Mental Health First Aid Canada and ASIST Training Provider    

         Workplace Mental Health Consultant



What is Mental Health First Aid Canada Training?


MHFA Canada follows the Mental Health Commission of Canada's 12 hour training syllabus. 

It covers an introduction to mental health and mental health problems, substance-related disorders, mood-related disorders, anxiety and trauma-related disorders and psychotic disorders.  Participants will gain skills for crisis situations, such as, suicidal behaviour, overdoses, panic attacks, reactions to traumatic events and psychotic episodes.

Attendance is taken very seriously; participants must attend the entire course to receive a certificate.

Training should be refreshed every two years.


What is ASIST?


Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training is a two day interactive workshop in suicide first aid.  ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support immediate safety.  Participants do not need any formal training to attend - anyone 16 or older can learn to use the ASIST model.



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