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St. John Ambulance Mental Health First Aid

May 27, 2017 - May 28, 2017

St. John Ambulance has partnered with the Mental Health Commission of Canada to launch Mental Health First Aid across Canada. This course will be running at St. John’s Cambie St. location on May 27th and 28th.

  • Course Hours: 12 hours
  • Retail Price: $230.00
  • Location:  6111 Cambie St. Vancouver BC

COURSE OUTLINE

Session One: Mental Health and Mental Health Problems

  • What is Mental Health First Aid?
  • Common mental health problems
  • Five basic actions of mental health first aid
  • Stigma and discrimination?
  • What is a substance-related disorder?
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • MHFA for substance-related problems
  • Crisis first aid for overdose
  • Treatment and resources

Session Two: Mood Disorders

  • What is a mood disorder?
  • Types of mood disorders
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Substance use and mood disorders
  • Suicide in Canada
  • MHFA for mood problems
  • Crisis first aid for suicidal behaviour
  • Treatment and resources

Session Three: Anxiety and Trauma Related Disorders

  • What are anxiety and trauma related disorders?
  • Types of anxiety and trauma related disorders
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Substance use and anxiety disorders
  • MHFA for anxiety and trauma related problems
  • Crisis first aid for panic attacks
  • Crisis first aid for acute stress reactions
  • Treatment and resources

Session Four: Psychotic Disorders

  • What is a psychotic disorder?
  • Types of psychotic disorders
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Substance use and psychotic disorders
  • MHFA for anxiety problems
  • Crisis first aid for psychotic episodes

Download: Mental Health FA Brochure

Details

Start:
May 27, 2017
End:
May 28, 2017
Event Category:
Website:
sja.ca

Organizer

St John Ambulance
Phone:
250.878.0004
Email:
Carol.Bergeron@bc.sja.ca
Website:
sja.ca

Venue

St John Ambulance – Cambie St
6111 Cambie St
Vancouver, BC V5Z 3B2 Canada
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Details

Start:
May 27, 2017
End:
May 28, 2017
Event Category:
Website:
sja.ca

Organizer

St John Ambulance
Phone:
250.878.0004
Email:
Carol.Bergeron@bc.sja.ca
Website:
sja.ca

Venue

St John Ambulance – Cambie St
6111 Cambie St
Vancouver, BC V5Z 3B2 Canada
+ Google Map