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Mental Health First Aid Workshop

MHFAW $200.00 Registration is required
  • All GNWT Employees

Upcoming Sessions

Date(s) Time Location Web-based † Facilitator
Wed, Nov 27 to Thu, Nov 28 9:00am to 5:00pm NWT Commerce Place - 3rd Floor Training Room (entrance beside Book Cellar) No Alison Whitehead Register on the Wait List
Wed, Jan 29 to Thu, Jan 30 9:00am to 5:00pm NWT Commerce Place - 3rd Floor Training Room (entrance beside Book Cellar) No Alison Whitehead Register on the Wait List
Tue, Feb 25 to Wed, Feb 26 9:00am to 5:00pm NWT Commerce Place - 3rd Floor Training Room (entrance beside Book Cellar) No Alison Whitehead Register

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) - Basic is offered through the Mental Health Commission of Canada and intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). This course focuses on the four most common mental health disorders including substance related, mood related, anxiety and trauma related, and psychotic disorders. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with their family, friends, communities, and workplaces.

Key Outcomes:

  • Increased awareness of signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems.
  • Decreased stigma related to mental health.
  • Increased confidence interacting with individuals experiencing a mental health problem or crisis.
  • Increased help actually provided to individuals in crisis or experiencing a mental health problem.

 

Please note: In order to recieve certification you must attend both days.