Standard Mental Health First Aid Course
Medical & Counselling offer the 12 hour standard Mental Health First Aid Course for UC staff & students. This course teaches adults how to assist other adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis or developing a mental health problem. This course is based on the International MHFA Guidelines.
Developing mental health problems covered:
- Anxiety problems
- Substance use problems.
Mental health crises covered are:
- Suicidal thoughts and behaviors
- Non-suicidal self-injury
- Panic attacks
- Traumatic events
- Severe psychotic states
- Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use
- Aggressive behaviors.
This is a 12 hour, fully certified course, run over two days.
The cost of attending this course is currently subsidised by UC Medical & Counselling; the fee for students is $100, and $150 for staff.
More MHFA Information
Staff or students that would like to register can contact Sam: firstname.lastname@example.org