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Mental Health First Aid Trainings
Adult Mental Health First Aid | Health Counseling Services
This internationally-recognized virtual course will teach you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, leaders, supervisors, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help another adult who may be experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge or crisis. The course introduces common mental health challenges and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help adults in both crisis and non-crisis situations. The goal of this training is to equip adults with the necessary tools to help others in need or know where to direct someone for additional help. Every adult who completes this course will receive a certification in Mental Health First Aid. Join over 2 million people across the United States who have already been trained in this program overseen by the National Council for Behavioral Health.
Mental Health First Aid
Get news and updates about mental health, addictions and the Mental Health First Aid community delivered to your inbox monthly. 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. Find a course near you. You learn by getting involved with the material and relating what you learn to real-life applications.
Mental Health First Aid teaches participants how to help people who may be experiencing a mental health problem or crisis. Mental Health First Aid is evidence-based training that teaches participants how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a mental health crisis and help someone who may be experiencing one. Trainees are taught how to use a five-step action plan ALGEE to help someone experiencing a mental health issue, and connect them to the care and resources they need to recover:. Published on February 4, You can prevent and improve chronic health conditions.