This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use challenge and help connect them to the appropriate care.
The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:
Assess for risk of suicide or harm
Give reassurance and information
Encourage appropriate professional help
Encourage self-help and other support strategies
The course requires advanced registration. Participants must register 2 weeks in advance (1 month is recommended).
Participants must complete 2-hours of self-paced training at least 3 days prior to the course date.
The 5.5-hour portion of the course is a small group interactive training. Participants will join via Zoom and should be prepared to be present and actively engaged for the whole course.