Mental health services expanding in Windsor-Essex


A private business and the local branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) are both offering more help “to make that connection.”


Mental Health First Aid:


TRAINING: Mental Health First Aid – CMHA Windsor-Essex County


The CMHA-WECB is offering training for mental health first aid.


“We understand how to deal with individuals who have a physical health crisis, right?” says Carrie Davis, workplace outreach worker. “(But) we don’t often understand how to support those individuals (who are struggling with mental health).”


Over a seven-hour course participants will learn how to identify a decline or crisis in mental health.


“And then it also teaches us how to talk to them about supports – professional or other supports, as well as how to connect with those resources to help them on the road to recovery,” says Davis.


CMHA officials say statistically, one in

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