This event has been cancelled
Why Mental Health First Aid?
Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care.
WHAT IT COVERS
• Common signs and symptoms of mental illness.
• Common signs and symptoms of substance use.
• How to interact with a person in crisis.
• How to connect the person with help.
• NEW: How to administer naloxone in the event of an opioid overdose.
WHO SHOULD TAKE IT
• Police officers
• Hospital staff
• First responders
• Faith leaders
• Community members
• Caring individuals
The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:
• Assess for risk of suicide or harm
• Listen nonjudgmentally
• Give reassurance and information
• Encourage appropriate professional help
• Encourage self-help and other support strategies
More than 1 million trained!
TO FIND A COURSE OR CONTACT AN INSTRUCTOR IN YOUR AREA, VISIT
OR EMAIL Info@mhfamissouri.org
WANT TO TAKE THE COURSE?
Where: Online course – Zoom info will be sent prior to training
When: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020
To Register: Email Autumn Newman at firstname.lastname@example.org