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 It 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
  • Listen non-judgmentally
  • Give reassurance and information
  • Encourage appropriate professional help
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies

More than 1 million trained!


Where:  Empath Health, Garden House, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL

When:  Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 9am – 5pm 

Cost:  FREE | This course is sponsored by Arizona Community Foundation

Register Here: or call 727-826-0807

Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be served.

Thank you to our program sponsor: