Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches individuals how to help someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis. It is an evidence-based program facilitated through SAMSHA. Through the course, MHFA will help trainees know how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and addictions.

Coordinated through a five-step plan, MHFA teaches one to assess a situation, select and implement appropriate interventions and secure appropriate care for an individual experiencing a mental health problem.

The Mental Health First Aid Action Plan

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 – Do your part to help reduce the stigma.

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Register for 2024 classes below. Registration is free, however space is limited for each course.

Mental Health First Aid

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