Mental Health First Aid

Subjects
Occupational Health and Safety
Steward Training
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Distressed woman looking out window
Description

A two-day workshop for stewards, Joint Occupational Health and Safety (JOHS) Committee members, and union activists working on issues of mental health in the workplace.

You’ll learn to:

  • Recognize signs that a person may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis
  • Assist in a mental health or substance use crisis
  • Use MHFA actions to maintain one’s own mental well-being
  • Discuss professional and other supports that could help with recovery to improved mental well-being
  • Talk to people about declines in their mental well-being
  • Reach out to access supports

Participants will be certified by the Mental Health Commission of Canada after fully completing the workshop