Canadian Mental Health Association, Grey Bruce Branch

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Service: Mental Health First Aid Training

Description (Service) 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 abuse, 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 
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
Physical Access Unknown - Training is held in different locations; call for information
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-371-3642 ext 175
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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