CMHA Peel Training and Workshop Registration

If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact us by phone at 905-451-2123 or email us at:

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Basic is a 12-hour course that discusses a variety of mental disorders. Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned: Substance overdose, Suicidal behaviour, Panic attack, Acute stress reaction, Psychotic episode. Explanations of mental health, mental illness and mental health problems are discussed. Signs and symptoms of common mental health problems and crisis situations - Information about effective interventions and treatments - Ways to access professional help - Improve mental health literacy - Provide the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental health problems in themselves, a family member, a friend or a colleague.

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (End time varies depend on the size of the group)

Community Door, 7700 Hurontario St., Brampton ON L6Y 4M3

Please consider the following before registering for this event: 

1. If you are a survivor of an attempt or a survivor of suicide loss within the last 18 months, the topics discussed during training may be very difficult and/or triggering for you. 

2. Are you willing to intervene with a person at suicide risk? 

3. Is there any reason you would be uncomfortable providing help to a person at risk of suicide?

4. If you are experiencing problems with your mental well-being (e.g., anxiety, depression, insomnia etc.) we recommend you consult with your preferred health care professional before deciding to register for this workshop. 

If at any time during your training you are feeling triggered please consult the facilitator(s) or contact 24.7 Crisis Support Peel Dufferin at 905-278-9036 or toll free at 1-888-811-2222.

CMHA Peel Dufferin reserves the right to cancel or postpone workshops due to under-enrollment, instructor illness, inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.

If your plans change after you have registered you may designate a substitute to attend in your place, at no extra cost. Please notify us of the name of the person attending as soon as possible prior to the workshop date for which you registered. This will allow us to correct our records and minimize confusion at check-in.

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