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Mental Health First Aid Training for Faculty/Staff
September 13, 2018 @ 7:45 am - 12:30 pm
Two half-day trainings
Thursday, 9/13 7:45 am – 12:30 PM and Thursday, 9/20 7:45 am – 12:30 PM.
You must attend both sessions in order to receive the certificate.
Register by visiting https://september18mhfa.eventbrite.com
Mental Health First Aid is a ground-breaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Those who take the 8 hour Mental Health First Aid course become certified as Mental Health First Aiders and learn a 5‐step action plan encompassing the skills, resources, and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.
PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN:
*How to help persons developing a mental illness or in a crisis
*Recognize signs of addictions and mental illnesses
*Learn a 5-step action plan to assess a situation and help
*Realize the impact of mental and substance use disorders
*Develop awareness of local resources and where to turn for help