Mental Health First Aid – Inuit

3-Day Workshop

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Inuit is a course designed by Inuit, for Inuit and for those who work with Inuit. The three-day course encourages people across Inuit Nunangat to have conversations about mental wellness with family, friends, and colleagues. Addressing the stigma associated with mental health and wellness can be challenging. MHFA Inuit provides a foundation from which participants have an opportunity to learn from Inuit in a culturally safe and competent environment.

MHFA Inuit is delivered by two facilitators to ensure cultural competency. 

In the MHFA course, you will gain a solid understanding of the 5 basic actions of ALGEE:

ALGEE is the framework for having a confident conversation about mental health with family, friends, colleagues, and strangers.

Crisis first aid skills learned:

Course length: 3 days
Languages: English
Participants: Minimum 10 participants age 19+
Cost: Free

Training is provided by Isaksimagit Inuusirmi Katujjiqatigiit
Embrace Life Council certified trainers

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