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Interested in Mental Health Training?

Mental Health Commission of Canada offers several evidence-based mental health training programs that are founded on best practices, research, and methodologies.

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Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem, experiencing the worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Just like physical first aid is provided until medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate support is found or until the crisis is resolved.

Through stigma reduction and mental health awareness, The Working Mind (TWM) program seeks to change Canadians’ behaviours and attitudes toward people living with mental illness, helping to ensure people are treated fairly and as full citizens with opportunities to contribute to society like anyone else. Program participants have shown an increase in resiliency skills and mental health wellbeing, and a decrease in stigmatizing attitudes.

SPARK Knowledge Translation (SPARK KT) offers various programs, tools, and resources to individuals and organizations wanting to take an idea related to mental health and addictions and put it into action. Studies have revealed that it can take several years to turn research findings into best practices, and SPARK KT is designed to help reduce that timeframe.

HEADSTRONG is a youth leadership initiative to champion mental wellness. Focusing on resilience, recovery, and positive social action, its summits and youth-led school clubs are designed to encourage continual change. HEADSTRONG’s mission is to equip and inspire young people to Be Brave, Reach Out, and Speak Up about mental health.

The Inquiring Mind Post-Secondary

TIM PS is an evidence-based program designed to address and promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in an educational / student setting. TIM PS was adapted from existing evidence-based program The Working Mind from the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

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Civility and respect is correlated with the workplace factor of psychological protection. They meet similar human needs. When these factors are compromised, it can result in significant stress and can have tremendous impact on the energy level of an individual, a team and even the entire organization.

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