One in five will experience a mental health problem by the age of 24.
Do you know how to help?
First Aid is the help given to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained. Mental Health First Aid is the help given to someone developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis is resolved. Mental health problems often first develop during adolescence or early adulthood, with half of all mental disorders beginning by age 14, and 75% beginning by age 24. This course does not teach you to be a therapist, or counsellor but in 14 hours you will learn:
Mental Health Problems Crisis Situations
Substance abuse disorders Overdose
Eating Disorders Suicidal Behaviour
Anxiety disorders Panic Attacks
Psychosis Acute Psychosis
Mood Disorders Reactions to traumatic events
Location: CMHA Grey Bruce, 1024 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound
Training dates: Saturday May 11 and Sunday May 12, 2019
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Cost: $125 Price includes lunch, coffee and snacks.
** A minimum number of 10 registrants are required to hold the course **
Mental Health First Aid is a program of the Mental Health Commission of Canada. For more information, go to www.mentalhealthfirstaid.ca
To register, please email at . Ask about rates for students and Newcomer Committee members.