Vancouver-Fraser Branch

Mental Health First Aid (Basic) April 5-6, 2018 (Van)

04/05/2018 09:00 AM - 04/06/2018 04:30 PM PT
Event Registration is closed.

Mental Health First Aid Basic 

Mental health first aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis is resolved.

Mental Health First Aid Basic is a 12-hour course focused on adults interacting with adults in all environments. The course discusses the following mental disorders:

  • Substance related disorders
  • Mood related disorders
  • Anxiety and trauma related disorders
  • Psychotic disorders

Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned:

  • Substance overdose
  • Suicidal behaviour
  • Panic attack
  • Acute stress reaction
  • Psychotic episode

Course outline

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