We look forward to having you join us.

Mental Health First Aid Seniors

A 2-day interactive workshop on mental health first aid for seniors

This two-day workshop is an adaptation of the MHFA Basic course and is intended to increase the capacity of seniors, families (caregivers), friends, staff in care settings, and communities. This workshop promotes mental health in seniors, prevents mental illness and suicide wherever possible in seniors, and outlines how to intervene early when problems first emerge.

The workshop topics will include:

  • Substance-related disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Dementia
  • Delirium
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis


To register, please contact our team.

Training Details 

Dates: Next session to be determined. Participants must attend both full days of training.

Time: 9 am – 4:30 pm on both days

Location: Thresholds Homes and Supports, 236 Victoria Street N, Suite 2A, Kitchener

Parking: Free

Cost:$175/person (includes workbook)

Meals: No beverages or lunch provided. Participants will have 1 hour for lunch.

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations within 7 days of training:
No refund will be provided. The registration can be transferred to someone else of your choosing OR transferred to a later date.

For cancellations with more than 7 days’ notice:
A refund will be provided, less an administration fee.

Workshops may be cancelled at the discretion of Thresholds if there are not enough participants to adequately provide the training, or due to inclement weather.

Environmental Sensitivities

We ask that you please avoid the use of perfume, cologne, lotions, scented hairspray, and other scented products during the workshop.