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Would you know how to assist someone who is in a Mental Health Crisis?
Mental Health First Aid is a free training that teaches people the best responses if faced with a situation that involves someone having a mental or behavioral health crisis. The focus of this training is about gaining understanding of what people may need while in this crisis and de-escalation. Through this course you will gain more insight of recovery and resiliency and the belief that individuals experiencing these challenges can and do get better.
When you take a course, you learn how to apply the Mental Health First Aid action plan in a variety of situations, including when someone is experiencing:
Topics covered include:
The Adult Mental Health First Aid course is appropriate for anyone age 18 and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem.
The Youth Mental Health First Aid course is primarily intended for adults to learn how to help young people experiencing mental health challenges or crises. It reviews the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents ages 12-18 and emphasizes the importance of early intervention.
Teen Mental Health First Aid teaches high school students how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders among their friends and peers. The training gives students the skills to have supportive conversations with their friends and get a responsible and trusted adult to take over as necessary.
Common signs and symptoms of mental illness.
QPR is a national suicide prevention strategy for raising public awareness about suicide and better identification and referral of people at risk for suicide. The goal of QPR training is to prevent suicide attempts and completions, and to find relief for those suffering from suicidal ideation. Participants completing QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention should be able to 1. Recognize someone at risk for suicide 2. Intervene with those at risk and 3. Refer them to an appropriate resource.
Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.