Mental Health First Aid Responder Training and Certification is available to the community.
You are more likely to encounter a person in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack. Mental disorders are more common than heart disease and cancer combined.
An estimated 1 in 4 Americans have a diagnosable mental illness. Mental health crises occur frequently in your workplace, church, family, school, and community.
Mental illness accounts for 15% of the total economic burden of all disease in the United States untreated.
You will learn…
The prevalence of mental illnesses in the U.S. and their emotional and economic cost. The potential warning signs and risk factors for depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, and substance use disorders.
A 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care.
Resources available to help someone with a mental health issue.
Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that prepares members of the public to provide Mental Health First Aid to those in need.
Be a lifeline.
Call to reserve your spot today.
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