Mental Health First Aid (Adult Curriculum): Session 1 of 2
May 19, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Adult Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches community members how to assist an adult who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. MHFA teaches participants how to identify, understand, and respond to signs and symptoms of mental illnesses and substance use challenges. Upon completion of the training, participants receive a comprehensive Mental Health First Aid manual along with a three (3) year national MHFA certification.
The Adult Mental Health First Aid course is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addiction.
NOTE: This is the first of a two-part training series. Attendance at both sessions is required to receive your three-year national certification.