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Why Mental Health First Aid?

By March 7, 2019 No Comments

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 is covered?

– Coming signs and symptoms of mental illness

– How to approach and interact with a person in crisis

– How to connect the person to help

Who should take it?

– Faith Leaders

– Community members

– Individuals who work with the public

– Community volunteers

– Employers

– Caring individuals

Please click on the following link to watch this short informative video on Mental Health First Aid https://youtu.be/7R2j-gxPePE