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Mental Health First Aid Basic - Calgary

Wednesday, March 22 - Thursday, March 23

Calgary Healthy Families CollaborativeHull Services1847-48 Street SECalgary AB

Time: 8:45-4:15 pm

Alberta Home Visitation Network Association


Mental Health First Aid Canada Basic Course

About Mental Health First Aid Canada Basic Course

 This two day basic course builds on participants’ existing skills to increase comfort and confidence in working with families experiencing mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and/or psychosis. Find out what the common mental health problems are and the five basic steps of mental health first aid. Participants will discuss stigma and symptom recognition. Participants will learn and practice the principles and basic skills of Mental Health First Aid.

 The following mental health problems are covered:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use disorder

In addition the following mental health crisis situations are covered:

  • Suicidal behaviour
  • Overdoses
  • Panic attacks
  • Reactions to traumatic events
  • Communication challenges associated with a person experiencing psychosis



Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2017 and Wednesday, March 23, 2017 (register by March 11, 2017)

Time: 8:45-4:15 pm

Location: Calgary Healthy Families Collaborative, Hull Services, 1847-48 Street SE Calgary, AB


AHVNA Member: $125.00 (does not include lunch)

Non member: $195.00 (does not include lunch)



Advance registration is required for all participants.

For more information or to register contact the AHVNA office
9321 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton AB T5H 3T7
Phone: 780-429-4787
Fax: 780-429-4784

Payment: We accept payment by credit, cash or cheque. 
Please make cheques payable to:
Alberta Home Visitation Network Association

Payments may be dropped off at the office or mailed to the address listed above prior to the workshop date. Receipts will be issued after the workshop.

Cancellation Policy:
We encourage you to send a substitute if you are unable to attend the workshop, as there is a NO SHOW charge for all absent registrants (as we will have made arrangements for food, etc). Cancellations need to be made ONE WEEK prior to the workshop date. Registration fees are non-refundable. Should a workshop not reach its minimum registration requirement, it will be cancelled ONE WEEK prior to the workshop commencement date. Registrants will be informed by email or telephone, and registration fees will be refunded.