Mental Health First Aider

I’m a Mental Health First Aider!
Now, what?

What does it mean to be a Mental Health First Aider?
You have the knowledge and training to:

  • Recognize the signs of mental illness or mental health crises,
  • Respond to a person experiencing a mental illness or mental health crisis using the ALGEE Action Plan,
  • Refer to your Mental Health First Aid manual as you encounter individuals experiencing mental illness, and
  • Locate local agencies who support mental health.

How long does my Mental Health First Aider certification last?
MHFA certification expires 3 years after you attend your course.

How do I get recertified as a Mental Health First Aider?
There are currently 2 options to become recertified in MHFA: