You may know CPR or the Heimlich maneuver. You can call 911. But, would you know how to administer first aid in a mental health crisis? Could you recognize suicidal thoughts or behaviors?
This 8-hour course is taught by certified “Mental Health First Aid USA” instructors. Mental Health First Aid introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding, and looks at common supports. You will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, substance use disorders and psychosis. You will also learn what to do until appropriate professional and other help can begin. Trainings are available that focus on adult interventions or youth interventions.
Learn this for yourself. Bring it to your community. This evidence-based program will change lives.