Step Up For Mental Health 

First Aid Training

Thanks to funding provided by Cameco's "Step Up For Mental Health" initiative, NSILC is providing discounted virtual mental health first aid training for nonprofit workers and volunteers across Saskatchewan.

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Who can register?

What is Mental Health First Aid Training?

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the support provided to a person who may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis.


Course participants will learn how to recognize signs that a person may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis and encourage that person to:

  • Talk about declines in their mental well-being

  • Discuss professional and other supports that could help with recovery to improved mental well-being

  • Reach out to these supports

  • Assist in a mental health or substance use crisis

  • Use MHFA actions to maintain one’s own mental well-being

The MHFA Standard (Virtual) 8-hour course opens with a self-directed module that focuses on the information and strategies that participants will discuss and practice throughout the virtual classroom modules.

 

Course participants are required to complete the self-directed module a minimum of 24 hours before the virtual classroom sessions. It takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

For a full course description please visit the MHFA website

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How much does it cost?

Thanks to Cameco's sponsorship, we're able to offer this course at a discounted price of $35 per participant. Payment is required upon registration.

I'm in, how can I join you?

Thank you to everyone for your overwhelming response! All of our current courses for this initiative have been sold out. 

Please stay tuned for future opportunities. 

Morning 

9:00 AM - 12:15 PM 

November 23 - 24 

  • December 14 - 15 (Sold Out) 

  • December 17-18 (Sold Out) 

  • Jan 18-19 

Afternoon

12:30 PM - 3:45 PM

  • November 23 - 24 (Sold Out) 

  • December 8- 9 (Sold Out) 

  • December 14-15 (Sold Out) 

  • December 17-18 (Sold Out) 

  • Jan 25-26

Evening 

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • December 8 - 9 (Sold Out) 

Full-Day 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • November 28

  • December 4 (Sold Out)

  • December 11 (Sold Out) 

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I have a question!

Hopefully, we have answers! Please contact Ebonie at info@NSILC.com if you'd like any more information on Step Up For Mental Health First Aid Training. 

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