DATE: Saturday - October 7, 2023 - 8:00am - 1:00pm (5hrs)
DATE: Tuesday - October 10, 2023 - 9:30am - 2:30pm (5hrs)
Just as CPR training helps a person with no medical training assist an individual following a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a person assist someone experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis, such as contemplating suicide. In both situations, the goal is to help support the individual until appropriate professional help arrives.
CERTIFICATE from National Council for Mental Wellbeing
Mental Health First Aid Participant Manual (EBOOK)
Mental Health First Aid Participant Guide (EBOOK)
5 hours (Online) Teaching session with Certified Instructor
*2 hours self-paced (Must be completed before 5 hour session with Instructor)
Topics covered include depression and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, psychosis and substance use disorders. An important feature of the Mental Health First Aid course is the opportunity to practice the intervention strategy rather than simply learn about it. This simple experience can make it easier to actually apply the knowledge in a real-life situation.
After taking this course, participants will be able to identify signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use disorders. SIGN UP TODAY!
*** THIS CLASS IS ALSO OFFERED IN-PERSON. To schedule an in-person class for your organization. Please email Instructor Deborah Johnson. Hardcover books are provided in-person classes. at firstname.lastname@example.org ***