Training on mental health awareness and intervention is available to help you learn to identify and respond to members of the community who might be experiencing distress.
More Feet on the Ground
MoreFeetOnTheGround.ca (French and English) is a mental health education partnership program and website aimed at helping the staff and students of Ontario universities “recognize, respond and refer students experiencing mental health issues on campus”. Anyone - student, staff, professor, family, etc. - can access the website and learn more on these topics.
Mental Health First Aid (uOttawa)
Mental Health First Aid (French and English) is a uOttawa employee training program to help them better recognize the symptoms of mental health problems and increase their confidence in guiding others towards appropriate resources for care.
CAMH’s Mental Health and Addiction 101 series
CAMH’s Mental Health and Addiction 101 series (French and English) provides “free, quick, easy-to-use online tutorials” intended for a general audience that offer education on substance use and mental health issues.
Mental Health First Aid Canada
Mental Health First Aid Canada is a Website created by the Mental Health Commission of Canada offering online resources and training options pertaining to mental health.
- They offer, for example, Guidelines for the Practice and Training of Peer Support, and Psychosis First Aid Guidelines.