JUST 057 - Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth

MHFA for Adults who Interact with Youth (ages 12-24), focuses on mental health problems and first aid for youth. This 14 hour course provides guidelines for giving first aid. The following mental disorders are discussed during the course:

* Substance related disorders
* Mood related disorders
* Anxiety and trauma related disorders
* Psychotic disorders
* Eating disorders
* Deliberate self injury

Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned:

* Substance overdose
* Suicidal behaviour
* Panic attack
* Acute stress reaction
* Psychotic episode

MHFA Canada encourages first aiders to take additional training in suicide prevention, physical first aid and dealing with substance-related problems.


No scheduled sessions