Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) - Seniors

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The likelihood of experiencing a mental health problem or illness in a given year increases as of age 69 and currently, men aged 80 and older have the highest suicide rates in Canada. MHFA - Seniors is intended to increase the capacity of seniors, family members, caregivers, and staff in care settings to promote mental health in seniors, prevent mental illness and suicide wherever possible in seniors, and intervene early when problems first emerge. Learn how to recognize the symptoms of mental health problems or crises as they develop in seniors, provide initial help when dealing with a mental health problem or crisis, and guide a senior and/or caregiver toward appropriate professional help and resources.

Hours: 14

Class Sections

No classes are available for online enrollment at this time.


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