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.
CPR/First Aid training prepares you for medical emergencies, MHFA prepares you for mental health emergencies.
Each year, 1 in 5 adults struggle with a mental illness that is significant enough to be diagnosed, but isn’t.
Learn how to be there for a friend, family member or colleague.
People with mental illnesses often suffer alone – Do your part to help reduce the stigma.
Register for 2024 classes below. Registration is free, however space is limited for each course.