Mental Health First Aid focus of upcoming training session

Date Posted: January 9, 2017

Mental Health First Aid Canada, a course which teaches first aid skills to help someone who is developing mental health problems or is experiencing a mental health crisis, will be offered to Red Deer College students January 28 and 29.

Limited seats are available - sign up today at the Students’ Association office to ensure your place. Due to demand, a $40 refundable deposit is required upon registration to hold your space.

The course aims to teach people to:
* Identify when a person may be a danger to themselves or to others and take steps to preserve life
* Recognize the early signs of mental health problems and provide help to prevent more serious problems from developing
* Provide comfort to someone with a mental health problem and support them in the recovery of their mental health
* Guide a person towards the appropriate professional help

The 411

Date: Saturday January 28 & Sunday January 29

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. both days

Location: Red Deer College

Cost: FREE for RDC students ($40 deposit to register. Refundable upon course completion)

Register: Students’ Association office (Room 2012)

Registration Deadline: January 24, 2017.

Questions: brickers(at)telus.net

Maximum 24 participants


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