Alternatives for Youth


Mental Health First Aid for Adults Who Interact with Youth Training – Dec 13 & 14, 2017

Posted on November 06, 2017

MHFA Adults who Interact with Youth is intended for an adult audience whose primary focus is youth (aged 14-25). Learn to recognize mental health issues including:

  • Substance use disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Deliberate self-injury
  • Psychotic disorders

Learn crisis first aid for:

  • Substance overdose
  • Suicidal behaviour
  • Panic attack
  • Acute stress reaction
  • Psychotic episode

Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with the young people in their lives, including at schools, extra-curricular activities, social services, family, friends, and communities.

Download the registration form and poster

Click here for full course outline


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Our Funders

Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network  United Way of Halton and Hamilton  Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services  The City of Hamilton
Our Partners

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board  Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board Catholic family Services of Hamilton  St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton  Street Youth Planning Collaborative

Main Office
38 James Street South, 2nd Floor
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4W6
Phone: 905-527-4469
Fax: 905-527-8291

Hours
Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


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le Ligne d’aide sur la drogue at l’alcool
au 1-800-565-8603.

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