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Mental Health First Aid     
Course Information
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is skills-based training that teaches people how to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of a mental health or substance use challenge. Similar to physical First Aid and CPR, MHFA helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis until professional assistance is obtained or the crisis is resolved. Nearly 1 in 5 in the U.S. live with a mental illness, and on average, 130 people die by suicide every day. MHFA gives you the skills to respond with confidence; including to crises associated with trauma and emphasizes the importance of early intervention following a traumatic event.

This course covers:
• Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges.
• Common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges.
• How to interact with a person in crisis.
• How to connect a person with help.
• Expanded content on trauma, substance use and self-care.

This course includes a 2-hour, self-paced online module and an 8 hour, in-person, instructor-led training. The 2-hour online module is pre-course work to complete and submit prior to attending the training.

Pricing
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Registration $175.00 member $195.00 non-member
Course Details
Course Code: MHFA
Course Length: 8 Hours


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