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The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course teaches people to give “first aid” to those individuals experiencing a mental health crisis and/or who are in the early stages of a mental health disorder.
Attend a full day or two half day MHFA sessions and leave with a five-step action plan to help an individual in distress or crisis connect to professional care. Participants must stay for the duration of the training to receive certification.
Adult MHFA(To respond to other adults)March 1 & 2June 8*September 6 & 7December 6 & 7
Youth MHFA(To respond to adolescents ages 12-18)March 22 & 23June 21 & 22September 20 & 21December 13 & 14
12 noon – 4:30 pm (both days)
*8:00 am - 5:00 pm (one day)
Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center4135 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor MICost: $20 (includes participant manual)(cash, as well as money orders, personal and cashier checks made out to “Washtenaw County CMH” are accepted on site)
This 8 hour training will help participants learn the signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems, where to get help, and what type of help has been shown to be the most effective.
The mental health problems covered include:
Crisis situations covered include suicidal behaviors, acute reaction after a trauma, panic attack, acute psychotic behavior, and drug overdose.Who is this training for? - This training is open to all non professional community members with interest, as well as Case Managers, Peer Support Specialists, Therapists, Physicians and Nurses, Educators and School Administrators, Faith Community members, First Responders, Consumers and their families.
To Register: Seating is limited. To reserve your seat, use one of the options below.
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