Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.
What You Learn:
Participants in a Mental Health First Aid course discuss signs and symptoms
Risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems.
Information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, suicide, non-suicidal self-injury and addiction disorders.
A 5-step action plan to help someone developing a mental health problem or in crisis.
Where to turn for help — professional, peer, and self-help resources.
Mental Health First Aid teaches about recovery and resiliency – the belief that individuals experiencing these challenges can and do get better, and use their strengths to stay well.