Mental Health First Aid - North Campus

Event Date/Time: 

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm


North Campus, F236
Maureen Martin-Edey
Mental Health First Aid Workshop North Campus

Workshop Dates: June 6 & June 14, 2018

Facilitators:  Alessia DiVirgilio & Risa Handler, SSE

Mental Health First Aid gives people the skills to provide that early help that is so important to recovery. The MHFA program aims to improve mental health literacy, and provide the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental health problems in themselves, a family member, a friend or a colleague. 

The program teaches people how to:

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health problems
  • Provide initial help
  • Guide a person towards appropriate professional help

The following mental health problems are covered:

  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Substance Use Disorder

The following mental health crises are covered:

  • Suicidal behavior
  • Overdose
  • Panic Attacks
  • Reactions to traumatic events
  • Psychotic episodes

Participants must attend both session dates - June 6 and June 14 - to receive the MHFA certificate issued by the Mental Health First Aid Commission.

Both dates are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the North Campus, room F236.

To register click here.

Thank you!