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Mental Health First Aid
Thursday, April 29, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues. This virtual course offered by JFCS will prepare participants to assist those experiencing a mental health crisis and will cover risk factors, warning signs, evidence-supported treatment and self-help strategies. Topics will include depression and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, psychosis and substance use disorders. Participants in the course complete a two (2) hour self-paced online module prior to attending the six (6) hour certified instructor-led videoconference class. At the conclusion of the course, participants will be certified a Mental Health First Aider. The course registration fee is $90 and includes access to the online module, training with a certified instructor and digital downloads of all course materials. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is limited to 20 people. Deadline to register is April 15.