Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid


BECOME A MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AIDER

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 have mental health crisis, and it is important that more Canadians know how to provide help in these situations too.

"If I sprain my ankle, chances are you’ll know what to do. If I have a panic attack, chances are you won’t."

Mental Health First Aid is offered to someone with an emerging mental health problem or in a mental health crisis until appropriate treatment is found or the situation is resolved.

Waypoint has certified Mental Health First Aid trainers and offers the course several times a year available to anyone. The course is 12 hours over two days. You must attend the entire 12 hour course to receive a certificate.

COST: $50 includes participant manual, refreshments and light lunch.

QUESTIONS: Jessica Caston at mhfirstaid@waypointcentre.ca or 705-549-3181 ext 2142

What you can expect from this course:

 * Gain the confidence and skills to engage someone with an emerging
    mental health problem or in a mental health crisis
 * Greater recognition of mental health problems
 * Decreased stigma

2019 Mental Health First Aid
Course Dates


Jan 29 & 30
SOLD OUT

March 12 & 13
REGISTRATION COMING SOON

May 7 & 8
July 9 and 10
Sep 17 and 18
Nov 5 & 6