Mental Health First Aid
EDMONTON, AB – Alberta Artistic Swimming (AAS) is pleased to be offering a FREE Mental Health First Aid – Adults who Interact with Youth course, facilitated by Jason Luchko of Mental Health Commission of Canada.
Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth focuses on the basics, and more specifically on mental health problems and first aid for young persons.
AIMS OF THE COURSE
- Recognize the symptoms of mental health problems or crises as they develop in youth, including eating disorders and non-suicidal self-injury
- Provide initial help when facing a mental health problem or crisis
- Guide youth and/or adults who support them toward appropriate professional help
- Learn how to accommodate young people who are in distress or are recovering from a crisis
DID YOU KNOW that 1 in 4 young people aged 9-19 report experiencing mental illness?
AAS will be offering this course in Edmonton January 14-15 from 8:30AM-4:30PM. This course will also be available in Calgary, AB with dates to be determined. This course is offered in-person as the subject matter is heavy. We have limited space, once we reach max space we will place those on a waitlist. REGISTER EARLY!
January 14-15, 2023
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Percy Page Centre
MFHA Canada is a program of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). The MHCC collaborates with hundreds of partners to change the attitudes of Canadians toward mental health problems and illnesses and to improve services and support. Over 200,000 people in Canada have been trained in MHFA.
To learn more about the MHCC: www.mentalhealthcommission.ca
ABOUT ALBERTA ARTISTIC SWIMMING
Alberta Artistic Swimming is the non-profit sport governing body for artistic swimming in the province of Alberta incorporated in October 1970. We are one of 10 member provinces or territories affiliated with out parent organization, Canadas Artistic Swimming, LEARN MORE.