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Arpeggio Health Services is proud to be one of Canada's premier providers of the Mental Health Commission of Canada's Mental Health First Aid program.  Our team has been delivering this training since 2012, certifying more than 5,000 Canadians in Mental Health First Aid!  You can earn this nationally recognized certificate through virtual or in-person training. 

Mental Health First Aid Standard | 9 hours | 100% virtual

  • Participants complete a 2 hour self-paced module online, then attend 7 hours of facilitator-led training in our virtual classroom (either as 2 x half-day sessions or one full day)

  • We offer this program to the public regularly, so you can sign up for a scheduled course individually (having participants from across the country with experience in a variety of industries always makes for great dialogue!); we also offer this program as a private training option

  • This program is well suited for organizations aiming to move mental health forward by training their team, or for any member of the public who wants to be armed with tools for recognizing signs of mental distress and providing meaningful, effective support 

Mental Health First Aid Standard: F2F | 9 hours | Part virtual, part in-person

  • Participants complete a 2 hour self-paced module online to build foundational knowledge about MHFA concepts, then attend 7 hours (one full day) of facilitator-led training in person, in a classroom setting

  • We offer this program exclusively as a a private training option, available in Atlantic Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador)

  • This program is well suited for organizations aiming to move mental health forward by training their team, when in person training is preferred over virtual; this program moves away from a medical model of mental health and takes a more community-based approach

Mental Health First Aid: Basic | 12 hours | 100% in-person

  • Participants attend two consecutive fulls days of facilitator-led training in person, in a classroom setting (no pre-course work required)

  • We offer this program exclusively as a a private training option, available in Atlantic Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador)

  • This program is well suited for organizations aiming to move mental health forward by training their team, when in person training is preferred over virtual; participants can expect to gain a thorough understanding of common mental health problems and illnesses in addition to learning practical strategies for intervention and providing support

Mental Health First Aid: Supporting Youth | 10 hours | 100% virtual

  • Participants complete a 2 hour self-paced module online, then attend 8 hours of facilitator-led training in our virtual classroom (2 x half-day sessions)

  • We offer this program exclusively as a a private training option, for our clients across Canada

  • This program is well suited for organizations who support young people ("youth" being defined as ages 12-24), when in person training is preferred over virtual

Mental Health First Aid: for Adults Who Interact with Youth | 14 hours | 100% in-person

  • Participants attend two consecutive fulls days of facilitator-led training in person, in a classroom setting (no pre-course work required)

  • We offer this program exclusively as a a private training option, available in Atlantic Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador)

  • This program is well suited for organizations who support young people ("youth" being defined as ages 12-24), when in person training is preferred over virtual; participants can expect to gain a thorough understanding of common mental health problems and illnesses in addition to learning practical strategies for intervention and providing support

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