Hosted in conjunction with the Episcopal Health Foundation, this course teaches:
* Risk factors and warning signs of mental health concerns
* Information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, and substance abuse
* A 5-step action plan to help someone developing a mental health concern or in crisis
* Available evidence-based professional, peer, and self-help resources
Who takes the course? Mental Health First Aid is intended for all people and organizations that make up the fabric of a community. Professionals who regularly interact with a lot of people (such as police officers, human resource directors, and primary care workers), school and college leadership, faith communities, friends and family of individuals with mental illness or addiction, or anyone interested in learning more about mental illness and addiction should get trained.
The training is FREE and lunch will be provided. Please be sure to RSVP soon as space is limited. Pre-registration is required and may be completed online.