Mental Health First Aid Training
Learn how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.
When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Mental Wellness Center, 617 Garden St.
Age limit: 18+
The Mental Wellness Center is providing the community with a groundbreaking public education program – Mental Health First Aid – to help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. An interactive 12-hour course, Mental Health First Aid training provides a layperson with the knowledge they need to assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis until appropriate professional help arrives.
Successful participants of the program are certified as Mental Health First Aiders for three years 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.
For more information, please visit www.mentalwellnesscenter.org or contact Pauline Keeble at (805) 884-8440 ext. 107 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event posted June 6, 2012
Last updated Sept. 27, 2012