The Mental Health Facilitator (MHF) program is designed to improve access to mental health care in a given community by educating and training community members from diverse backgrounds.
The intent is not to create a new mental health profession, but rather to provide individuals with the tools and skills necessary to:
The MHF program is introduced when requested by local mental health experts or other community members. To ensure cultural appropriateness, the training program can be contextualized and translated to fit cultural norms.
For a more in-depth description of the MHF program, please refer to the MHF website.