Registration is from 8:15-8:30 a.m. This will give you time to arrive, get your coffee and settle in!
Lunch will be on your own for one hour.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a public education program that helps participants identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.Content is offered in an interactive, 8-hour course that:
Presents an overview of mental illnesses and substance use disorders in the US
Introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health challenges
Builds understanding of the impact of those challenges
Overviews common treatments
Just as CPR training helps a layperson without medical training assist an individual following a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis.