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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 8 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:
Date and time: Thursday June 18, 2020 from 12PM to 5PM and Friday June 19, 2020 from 7:30AM to 12PM
Location:The Wyndham University Center 100 Lytton Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213

To register for the course, click the link below:

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID REGISTRATION