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The MFHA course is an evidence-based certification program that helps individuals provide assistance to people experiencing a mental illness or a mental health problem.

Offered through BroadMind Consulting, this course provides:

  • A minimum of 8 hours instruction including 1
    2-hour independent study and 2 3-hour instructor-led training sessions.
  • An intimate setting with class sizes from 8 to 15 participants.
  • Virtual and In-person options
  • *Instructors are certified by The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC),  the federal government agency responsible for the MHFA course.

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Students who participate in the MFHA experience:

  • greater recognition of the most common mental health problems
  • decreased social distance from people with mental health problems
  • increased confidence in providing help to others; and
  • improved mental health for the MHFA participant

**The Mental Health Commission of Canada is a national non-profit organization created by the Canadian government.