Mental Health First Aid for Hub Peer Supporters


Mental Health First Aid for Hub Peer Supporters

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), from the Mental Health Commission of Canada, is a training program that provides skills and knowledge to better manage potential or developing mental health issues.  MHFA is delivered in a user-friendly manner to appeal to different levels of experience and education, and is thus accessible to personnel from all university sectors: faculty, HR staff, advisors, floor fellows, security, etc. This training is offered by certified McGill Wellness Hub facilitators.

Please note that this iteration of the training is reserved for Hub Peer Supporters (HPS) as part of their mandatory training. Please do not register if you are not part of this group.

  • The format of delivery for the MHFA course of 3 modules, the first of which is self-paced, the latter two hosted online and lasting 3h30 respectively. The first module, estimated to take approximately 2 hours, should be completed by 48 hours prior to the training. Participants will be tasked with sending their certificate of completion for Module 1 to the facilitators.
  • The group size is between 8 - 15 participants for the online version of the training.
  • For this iteration of the training (due to its mandatory nature), the Student Wellness hub is absorbing the costs, meaning that you are not individually required to provide payment. 

First Session will take place from 9am to 12:30pm on Thursday August 18th 2022

Second Session will take place from 9am to 12:30pm on Friday August 19th 2022

 All Wellness Hub events are made available only to McGill students who have registered. To keep our virtual space safe, please do not allow any other person to access your registration information. By choosing to participate, you consent that your name (or preferred name), image and voice may be shared with other participants.



Online Event Instructions

You will receive the invitation to the online meeting via MS Teams 10-15 minutes before the start of the workshop.

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