MHFA Basic, developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada, is 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.
Participants will receive a comprehensive manual that serves as a workbook, worksheets and activities, resources and a certificate upon completion of the course.
The 12-hour evidence-based MHFA Basic course has been proven to give participants:
Confidence and skills to engage someone with an emerging mental health problem or in a mental health crisis
Greater recognition of mental health problems
Improved mental health for themselves
Mental Health and Stigma
Substance related disorders
Mood related disorders
Anxiety and trauma-related disorders
Crisis First Aid Interventions For:
Acute stress reaction