Upcoming Courses

We have been closely monitoring COVID-19 pandemic. The safety and well-being of our clients is essential. We have made the difficult decision and suspend all of our training sessions until the end of June 2020. We will re-evaluate and move forward with training as soon as it is safe to do so. Miigwech.

Mental Health First Aid Basic is a two-day program developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada. MHFA 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, and guide a person towards appropriate professional help.

July 2 – 3, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario, location TBD

9 am to 4 pm (2 days)

Coffee/Tea & Persians Provided!

The course discusses the following mental disorders:

  • Substance related disorders
  • Mood related disorders
  • Anxiety and trauma related disorders
  • Psychotic disorders

Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned:

  • Substance overdose
  • Suicidal behaviour
  • Panic attack
  • Acute stress reaction
  • Psychotic episode

The program does not teach people how to be therapists. It does teach people how to:

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

MHFA aims to:

Preserve life where a person may be a danger to themselves or others
Provide help to prevent the mental health problem from developing into a more serious state
Promote the recovery of good mental health
Provide comfort to a person experiencing a mental health problem

For more information, please go to http://www.mhfa.ca or email me at hkondreska@gmail.com

Eventbrite Online Payment HERE




September 2nd to September 5th

Stat tuned for upcoming details and a registration link!


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Refunds Policy:

Space is limited in training courses and your space is not guaranteed until we have received payment.

Two Weeks Notice Required
Your course fees are fully refundable if you cancel at least two weeks prior to the first day of the course. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing and you must ensure that you get a confirmation of cancellation in return. Return payments can take 3 to 5 days depending on how you paid (Eventbrite, e-transfer or Square).

Less than 14 Days Notice
Cancellations or reschedules less than 14 days prior to the first day of the course will result in the loss of the full course fee. You may transferred space to another person but please notify me immediately.

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