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Corporate Mental Health First Aid Training

Corporate Mental Health First Aid training is a program designed to teach employees and employers how to identify, understand, and respond to signs and symptoms of mental health issues in the workplace. Holmes Medical Training's mental health course will teach your staff how to de-escalate a mental health crisis by understanding "what to" and "what not to say" and when to activate emergency services immediately. Remember, 1 in 5 people suffer from a mental health disorder. Mental health disorders do not go away on their own and can lead to:

  • Self-harm

  • Suicide

  • Depression

  • Substance abuse and more

Taking a mental health course is about people helping people and giving individuals the resources and confidence to respond to a mental health emergency.

Holmes Medical Training Mental Health Course Covers:

  • Introduction to Mental Health

  • Common Mental Health Conditions and Signs and Symptoms

  • Causes and Risk Factors

  • Treatment Approaches

  • Resources and References and Mental Health Support Services

  • Stigma and Discrimination

  • Legal and Ethical Considerations

  • Communication Skills and Empathetic Lessening

  • Prevention and Early Intervention

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Self-Care and Well-being

  • Personal Stories and Testimonials

  • Hands-On Practice

Corporate Mental Health First Aid training in Ottawa with Holmes Medical Training is valuable because it promotes a more compassionate and supportive workplace culture, reduces absenteeism and productivity loss due to mental health issues, and helps prevent more severe mental health crises.


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