MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 6 hour 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 problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

WHAT IT COVERS

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental illness.
  • Common signs and symptoms of substance use.
  • How to interact with a person in crisis.
  • How to connect the person with help.

The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:

  • Assess for risk of suicide or harm
  • Listen nonjudgmentally
  • Give reassurance and information
  • Encourage appropriate professional help
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies

THE DETAILS:
Cost:  $99/person

Dates:

Wednesday, February 24, 2021: 9 am - 4 pm (ET)

Wednesday, May 19, 2021: 9 am - 4 pm (ET)

Wednesday, August 18, 2021: 9 am - 4 pm (ET)

Wednesday, November 17, 2021: 9 am - 4 pm (ET)

To register for one of the above training workshops, please click here.

If you are interested in scheduling a group training, please contact Julie Frischkorn at julie.frischkorn@spark360.com