Mental Health First Aid is the initial help offered to a person developing a mental health or substance use problem, or experiencing a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate treatment and support are received or until the crisis resolves.
Participants will learn
- Risk factors and warning signs of mental health and substance use problems
- Information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis and substance use
- A 5-step action plan to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or in crisis
- Available evidence-based professional, peer and self-help resources