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Event Name

Mental Health First Aid
Information Session
Intended Audience: General Public
Provided by: Mental Health First Aid Canada

Date and Time

Tue May 5, 2015 (This event is over)
6:00 - 9:00pm

Location

5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga, ON, W4L 0A1

Event Description

1 in 3 people will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime. In a mental health crisis, the helper's actions may determine how quickly the person gets help and/or recovers. Learn an appropriate way to give help and how to keep them calm and confident throughout the process.
Mental Health First Aid 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.
It teaches you to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health issues, provide initial help and guide a person towards appropriate professional help.
CHSI has teamed up with the Mental Health Commission to provide a FREE Introduction to Mental Health First Aid.
You will Learn:
• Why Mental Health First Aid is a necessity for EVERYONE!
• How to improve your mental health and aid others
• Dealing with youth and children's mental health
• Misinterpretations, reactions and effects of poor mental health
• and much much more!

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Mental Health in General
Last modified Mar 19, 2015 6:37pm
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