Mental Health First Aid Certification–Adult or Youth
Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based, in-person training program with proven ability to teach individuals how to recognize and respond to the warning signs of mental illness and substance use disorders and link people with appropriate treatment and support. Mental Health First Aid increases the understanding that mental illnesses are real, common and treatable.
Participants will receive Mental Health First Aid Certification good for three years from the National Council for Behavioral Health.
Diana Ketterman Thorne will teach the course. She is a certified MHFA Instructor.
Cost is $79 and includes lunch and snacks.