Mental Health First Aid

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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?

  • Employers
  • 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!

Where:  Northwest Church of Christ, 6355 38th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL  

When:  Monday, January 24, 2022| 8am – 5:00pm

Cost:  Free

Registration is Required



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