Mental Health First Aid - Portage

Jan 16 - 17, 2020 9:00AM — 4:30PM

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Stride Place (Rotary Multi-Purpose Room, side A)
245 Royal Rd S, Portage la Prairie MB

Event Organizer

Jennifer Merasty


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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Canada teaches first aid skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis. In 12 hours* you will learn:

  • signs and symptoms of common mental health problems and crisis situations
  • basic actions for mental health first aid
  • information about effective interventions and treatments
  • how to access help and resources

Mental Health Problems:

  • Substance Related Disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Deliberate Self Injury Eating Disorders

Crisis Situations

  • Overdose
  • Suicidal Behaviour
  • Panic Attacks/Acute Stress Reaction
  • Acute Psychosis

 Registration Fee:

  • For Southern Health-Santé Sud staff: No charge
  • For community members: $75 (payable to Southern Health-Santé Sud)
    • Please mail payment to:
      Regional Office - Morden c/o Jennifer Merasty 3 30 Stephen St Morden MB  R6M 2G3

For more information, please call 204-822-2662 or by email.

*Certificates provided to those who attend the entire 14 hours by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.