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DBHIDS Celebrates National Depression Screening Day!

Come join DBHIDS as we celebrate National Depression Screening Day at Jefferson Station! This will be our fifth year and we are taking it back to the place where it all started. We will be providing a FREE “check up from the neck up” and handing out resources to anyone who stops by! DBHIDS Resources will be available with plenty of people to meet and talk to that day. We look forward to seeing you and celebrating NDSD with you!

Mental Health First Aid (Adult Curriculum)

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.

This training takes place over the course of two days on Tuesday, January 12th and Wednesday, January 13th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Attendance for both days is required in order to receive your three year national certification.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

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Mental Health First Aid

logo-1We think of First Aid as something administered to people in need of physical health intervention. What about people who need immediate assistance for their mental health?

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an eight-hour course that teaches the skills needed to identify, understand, and respond to signs of behavioral health challenges or crises. Philadelphia is one of the first metropolitan areas in the U.S. to implement MHFA on a large scale. DBHIDS offers the training free of charge for individuals who live, work, or study in the City of Philadelphia.

Once a certified aider, you will be able to recognize behavioral health signs and administer aid until appropriate treatment and supports are received, or until the crisis is resolved.

Our certification programs include:

Visit HealthyMindsPhilly.org for more information about MHFA.

You can also send us an email, or call 215-790-4996.

Connect with MHFA

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DBHIDS Celebrates National Depression Screening Day!

Come join DBHIDS as we celebrate National Depression Screening Day at Jefferson Station! This will be our fifth year and we are taking it back to the place where it all started. We will be providing a FREE “check up from the neck up” and handing out resources to anyone who stops by! DBHIDS Resources will be available with plenty of people to meet and talk to that day. We look forward to seeing you and celebrating NDSD with you!

Mental Health First Aid (Adult Curriculum)

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.

This training takes place over the course of two days on Tuesday, January 12th and Wednesday, January 13th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Attendance for both days is required in order to receive your three year national certification.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

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Mental Health First Aid

logo-1We think of First Aid as something administered to people in need of physical health intervention. What about people who need immediate assistance for their mental health?

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an eight-hour course that teaches the skills needed to identify, understand, and respond to signs of behavioral health challenges or crises. Philadelphia is one of the first metropolitan areas in the U.S. to implement MHFA on a large scale. DBHIDS offers the training free of charge for individuals who live, work, or study in the City of Philadelphia.

Once a certified aider, you will be able to recognize behavioral health signs and administer aid until appropriate treatment and supports are received, or until the crisis is resolved.

Our certification programs include:

Visit HealthyMindsPhilly.org for more information about MHFA.

You can also send us an email, or call 215-790-4996.

Connect with MHFA