Why Mental Health First Aid?
Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care.
Who Should Take It?
- Police Officers
- Hospital Staff
- First Responders
- Faith Leaders
- Community Members
- Caring Individuals
What is Covers:
Common signs and symptoms of mental illness.
Common signs and symptoms of substance abuse.
How to interact with a person in crisis.
How to connect the person with help.
NEW: How to administer naloxone in the event of an opioid overdose.
The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:
|Assess for risk of suicide or harm||Encourage appropriate professional help|
|Listen non-judgmentally||Encourage self-help and other support strategies|
|Give reassurance and information|
More than 1 million trained!
WANT TO TAKE THE COURSE?
Where: Northwest Church of Christ, 6355 38th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL
When: Monday, January 24, 2022| 8am – 5:00pm
Registration is Required