ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) is designed to help all caregivers become more ready, willing and able to help persons at risk. Prepared caregivers can help prevent suicide. Unprepared caregivers tend to deny, avoid, even stigmatize and punish persons at risk. That is what society has traditionally done. All evidence indicates that unprepared caregivers […]
Mental Health Promotion and Education
Mental Health Promotion and Education is provided to increase awareness and understanding of mental health, mental illness and to reduce stigma. The program fosters a proactive approach to maintain mental wellness.
What Is Mental Health First Aid? Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received, or until the crisis is resolved. The concept is based on the model of medical first […]
Would you know what to do? Become a Mental Health First Aider! Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given […]
We Make Mental Health Work! Mental Health Works is a national social enterprise of the Canadian Mental Health Association. We provide capacity building workshops that are person centred, evidence based, and solutions focused. We will help you to build mental health awareness in your workplace. We will teach you skills for how to respond to […]
safeTALK™ (Suicide Alertness for Everyone) is a training that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. Most people with thoughts of suicide invite help to stay safe. Alert helpers know how to use these opportunities to support that desire for […]