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Canada: mental health included in first aid training

Canada: mental health included in first aid training
Article Type:
News
Publication Date:
2016-01-29
Jurisdiction:
International

The Red Cross in Canada is to incorporate mental health in its standard first aid training courses, and in training for its own first responders.

Canadian Occupational Safety reports the move is designed to enable people to recognise the symptoms of a developing mental health emergency, and for its first responders to provide care to people experiencing emotional trauma during incidents.

 

 

Organisations Mentioned:
Red Cross
Reference No:
160129CA-9276

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