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Mental Health First Aid Training

September 11 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Free

Upcoming Classes

September 11th, 2019
Adult Course
UP Health Systems – Bell
901 Lakeshore Drive, Ishpeming
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Please arrive by 8:15 AM

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8-hour training course that teaches you how to help someone who has a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis. MHFA teaches a five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement appropriate interventions and secure appropriate care for an individual experiencing a mental health problem.

For more information on Mental Health First Aid visit the website below.

Mental Health First Aid Website

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Who should take it?

– Generally, Mental Health First Aid classes offered through this initiative are open to the public.

– Anyone who is part of a community should take Mental Health First Aid.

– Those who might be interested in the course include: teachers, police officers, parents, human resource directors, church workers, direct care workers & friends.

– Anyone who wants to learn more about mental illness and addiction.

Why should you take it?

To be prepared: CPR/First Aid training prepares you for medical emergencies, MHFA prepares you for mental health emergencies

Mental illnesses are common: each year, 1 in 5 adults struggle with a mental illness that is significant enough to be diagnosed, but isn’t

You care: learn how to be there for a friend, family member or colleague

You can help: people with mental illnesses often suffer alone – reduce the stigma

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Registration is FREE, however space is limited for each course.

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Details

Date:
September 11
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Great Lakes Recovery Centers
Phone:
906-228-5879
Email:
ttankersley@greatlakesrecovery.org
Website:
www.greatlakesrecovery.org

Venue

Bell Hospital
901 Lakeshore Drive
Ishpeming, MI 49849 United States
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