Mental Health First Aid

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Training dates will be posted when they become available.


One in five Canadians will experience a mental health problem in their life.

Do you know how to help?

Mental Health First Aid 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
Anxiety Disorders

Crisis Situations

Suicidal Behaviour
Panic Attacks/Acute Stress Reaction
Acute Psychosis

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Canada is a ground-breaking program that equips Canadians with the knowledge needed to comfortably and proactively respond to those who may require mental health assistance.

Recommended training for:

  • Students

  • Corporations

  • Social Service agencies

  • Non-profit agencies

  • Consumer/Survivors & family members


For general inquiries on our programs and services, please call 905-641-5222.

The following 24/7 crisis and information is available:

Distress Centre Niagara: 905-688-3711

COAST: 1-866-550-5205 (Press 1)

Mental Health and Addictions Access Line: 1-866-550-5205 (Press 2)