Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce, Mental Health and Addiction Services

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Service: Mental Health First Aid Training

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response Due to COVID-19, MHFA Training has been suspended until further notice under the guidelines of the Government of Ontario. Under the guidelines of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, trainings are not available by video or online. Any previously booked trainings are considered cancelled and will be rescheduled when restrictions have been lifted and it is safe to do so. In place of trainings, our education staff are available to offer video presentations as well workplace mental health resources and information. Please contact Jackie Ralph for more information about how we can help support the mental health of your staff and customers during this time 
Regular Services: 
Provides training on how to recognize and help someone developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis is resolved. Course teaches: 
* how to identify when a person may be in danger 
* basic actions for mental health first aid 
* information on effective intervention and treatments 
* where and how to get help locally 
* how to recognize signs and symptoms of common mental health problems such as substance misuse, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, psychosis, self injury and mood disorders  
* how to provide help during crisis situations such as overdose, suicidal behaviour, panic attacks and reactions to traumatic events 
CMHA Grey Bruce offers two programs, both typically held over two days. A certificate is issued upon completion of the course 
* Mental Health First Aid - Basic Training is 12 hours long 
* Mental Health First Aid for Adults who interact with youth is geared towards recognizing and assisting youth who may be suffering from a mental health crisis * course is 14 hours long 
Training is held in different locations; call for information 
Program of the Mental Health Commission of Canada
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Program times vary
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Application Email for information on current training courses and to register
Languages English
Fees Program - $125 per person * includes lunch, coffee and snacks ; Fee subsidies may be available; contact for more information
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Owen Sound, ON
Physical Access Unknown - Training is held in different locations; call for information
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-371-3642 ext 188
Fax 519-371-6485
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Primary Contact Jackie Ralph, Program Coordinator; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Jackie Ralph 
1024 2nd Ave E 
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2H7

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