Mental Health Training

All the following courses are organized through HRHSE. All the workshops are at no cost, but have a cancellation/no show fee.

The Working Mind

General education aiming to destigmatize mental health in the workplace.

Mental Health First Aid

A course offered to Faculty and Staff at the University of Alberta provided by the Canadian Mental Health Commission of Canada. The course covers help given to someone developing a mental health problem or are in the midst of a mental health crisis using the ALGEES program.

Suicide Prevention:

ASSIST Training

Teaches Applied Suicide Intervention Skills training. It is a two-day, in-person workshop presented by the Centre of Suicide Prevention. Mental Health First Aid is a strongly recommended prerequisite.


Available to faculty, staff, and students. Teaches the essential skills for suicide awareness and prevention.

EFAP Courses:

The following are offered through the Employee and Family Assistance program. They may require an entry fee depending on the participants benefits package with the university.

Taking Control of Stress

Taking Control of Your Mood

Responsible Optimism


Taking Control of Alcohol Use

Taking Control of Anger