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Mental Health First Aid Basic

Mental Health First Aid Basic (2 day course)
Date(s): see below
Time: 8:30 am–4:00 pm
Location: provided upon registration
Facilitator: Laurie Lowes

New dates!

Based on your feedback, we are pleased to announce three new MHFA Basic course dates. We hope these dates/times will offer more flexibility to fit your work schedules.

  • May 7 & 8 
  • July 8-11 (9:00 am–12:00 pm) (full)
  • October 21-22 (1 seat left)

MHFA Basic is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). This course provides an introduction to the four most common mental health disorders including substance related, mood related, anxiety and trauma related, and psychotic disorders. Participants who take this course will learn the basic steps to interact confidently with their family, friends, communities, and workplaces that have mental health challenges. For more information please visit the Mental Health First Aid Website.

Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis and participants must be able to commit to the full two days from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

How to register:
To register please send an email to with 1) An email approval from your Chair/ Manager/Supervisor 2) your department budget code 3) The date(s) of the session you’d like to attend:

  • May 7 & 8
  • July 8-11 (9:00 am–12:00 pm)
  • October 21-22

This session is complimentary; however, to ensure full attendance, departments will be charged for any no-show registrants in their area. If you need to withdraw from the session, please send an email to and provide as much notice as possible and no less than 48 hours. For more information on the course and registration process, click here. Please note future offerings of this course will be offered on two non-consecutive days, stay tuned!

Want to learn more?
Can’t make the workshop, but want to learn more about what Langara is doing with mental health? Pick up a copy of the Langara Mental Health Resource Folder and Framework from Tanya (Room B204, local 5867)

Tanya Miller
Mental Health Initiatives Consultant

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