March 19-20, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

MHFA Adults who Interact with Youth is intended for an adult audience whose primary focus is youth (aged 14-25). In addition to the four most common disorders discussed in MHFA BASIC, this course includes instruction about eating disorders and deliberate self-injury. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with the young people in their lives, including at schools, extra-curricular activities, social services, family, friends, and communities.

Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned: Suicidal behaviour, Overdose, Self-harm, Psychosis, Acute stress reaction, and panic attacks.

Key outcomes

International evaluations and feedback have found the following outcomes for participants undertaking an MHFA course:

  • 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

Fee: $195 + HST / $150 + HST for students

Location

Community Door Board Room,
50 Burnhamthrope Rd. W. #300,
Mississauga ON L5B 3C2

Open to: All

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