Mental Health First Aid

Stigma

We believe that one of the most powerful ways to combat the stigma associated with mental health conditions is through education. We provide trainings and education to help people understand the importance of mental health and to understand and recognize risk and protective factors.

Mental Health First Aid

You know CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver. You know 911. But can you provide help to someone experiencing a mental health crisis? Now you can! Sign up for Mental Health First Aid, an 8-hour course taught by certified instructors.

You will learn…

  • How to provide help to someone showing signs of mental illness or mental health crisis.
  • A 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care.
  • The potential warnings signs and risk factors for depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, psychotic disorders, eating disorders and substance abuse.

This class is delivered by a Mental Health First Aid USA instructor who has completed a 5-day training and other certification requirements. Participants who complete all 8 hours of the training will receive certification as a Mental Health First Aid responder.