Mental Health First Aid June 1-2 Saskatoon


Register by April 15 for:

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
June 1-2, 2019 
9:00 am-5:00 pm both days
Queen's House  
601 Taylor St West
Saskatoon

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. 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 behavior, Panic attack, Acute stress reaction, Psychotic episode. These skills, once taught are intended to provide individuals with a greater ability to provide support to persons experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis.

Facilitators: Erin Wasson RSW, MSW and Paige Links, BSc, BEd.

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