Mental Health First Aid (MHFA): A Tool for the Workplace:
Grab a coffee, beverage or snack and join us for “Coffee with QNET,” a complimentary learning session.
At this session, we’ll explore Canada’s Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course and the important role it can play in the workplace.
MHFA is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem, experiencing a mental health crisis or a worsening of their mental health. Developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada, more than 500,000 Canadians have been trained since 2007.
Come join us to:
- Learn about MHFA training and benefits of this training as a tool in the workplace
- Find out what you can expect as an MHFA course participant
- Hear a case study of the impacts MHFA has had in a Canadian organization
As an Occupational Therapist working primarily in long term disability case management, Leah has the privilege of providing supportive, strength based rehab services to individuals returning to work following illness or injury. It is through working with so many amazing, resilient clients that her passion for mental health immerged, particularly with respect to mental health issues in the workplace. Mental Health First Aid has provided Leah with the opportunity to not only open up the conversation around mental health in her own workplace but also provide concrete, helpful strategies to those she has trained.
Funding provided by The Manitoba government.
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