Mental Health First Aid

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If someone sprains an ankle, chances are you know what to do. 
If someone has a panic attack, chances are you don’t.

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID - VETERAN COMMUNITY

WHAT IS MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.  Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person until medical treatment can be obtained, Mental Health First Aid is given until appropriate treatment is found or the crisis is resolved.

The Mental Health First Aid program aims to improve mental health literacy, and provide the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental health problems in a family member, a friend, a colleague, or themselves.

WHO TAKES MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID?
While Mental Health First Aid - Veteran Community has content specific to issues associated with transitioning out of the Canadian Armed Forces, the workshop can be beneficial for anyone, especially family members or those who work directly with veterans.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:
Prince George | February 16-17 | 
8:30 - 4:30 | Sandman Signature Hotel                    
Burnaby | 
February 19-20 | 8:30 - 4:30 | BCIT 3700 Willingdon Ave Bldg NE22 Room106 
Kamloops | March 2-3 | 
8:30 - 4:30 | Sandman Signature Hotel               
West Kelowna | March 16-17 | 8:30 - 4:30 | Holiday Inn Hotel

To register, please submit the following to veterans@bcmfrc.com:

  • Name
  • Phone number
  • City where you live
  • Your connection to the veteran community if applicable


 

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The Mainland BC MFRC is a registered charitable organization (Registration number 1387 24430 RR0001)