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Public Adult Mental Health First Aid Trainings

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Friday
July 12, 2024
Friday
July 19, 2024
Wednesday
June 19, 2024
Monday
May 13, 2024
Tuesday
April 30, 2024
MOnday
MARCH 4, 2024

How comfortable are you with identifying signs of mental illnesses and assisting someone who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use problem? Do you feel confident helping someone who may be in crisis? Join our Mental Health First Aid class to learn and practice ways to support community members in need.

 

You will learn:

  • * How to recognize mental health issues before they become more serious, promote and enhance recovery, and provide comfort and support.

  • * How to provide first aid to adults experiencing a mental health crisis, and preserve life when someone may be a danger to themself or others.

  • * Alternatives to calling 911, which in some instances can exacerbate a situation.

  • * Self care for you!

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Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based training that teaches participants how to identify, understand and respond with empathy to someone who is experiencing a mental health or substance-use problem. A First Aider's increased mental health literacy enables them to help people in emotional crisis and non-crisis situations.

 

Upon completion of the course, you will become nationally certified Mental Health First Aid Responders.

 

Your ticket price includes your certification fee, which we pay to the National Council.

 

The course details:

Open to all adults.

Start with a 2 hour self-paced online course (at your leisure, must be completed by 5pm EST on the evening before the event ).

Followed by a live (on zoom) workshop where we will learn how to apply the actions steps to early signs and symptoms, worsening symptoms, and crisis situations. This includes discussions, exercises, and role-play, getting everyone comfortable discussing potentially triggering topics.

 

Ticket Tiers Explained:

 

Early Bird Ticket:

Self explanatory. Buy your ticket early, you get rewarded with a lower priced ticket!

 

Community Care Ticket:

Choose this tier if you are taking this class as an individual concerned citizen, looking to make a difference in your community. *NOTE: If you are taking this for your profession, business, licensing, or to maintain a professional affiliation, please choose a higher tier. Higher tiers allow us to fairly compensate your instructor. Includes certification fee to the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

 

Concerned Citizen and Supporter Ticket:

We appreciate you choosing this tier so that we can compensate everyone involved. Includes certification fee to The National Council for Mental Wellbeing.

 

Professional/Business Ticket:

Choose this tier if you are using this class for professional advancement, as a work requirement, or to maintain a professional affiliation. This tier makes this event a sustainable offering. We appreciate you choosing this tier to fairly compensate everyone involved. Includes certification fee to The National Council for Mental Wellbeing.

 

General Admission:

The actual retail price of the course as set by our certifying organization, The National Council for Mental Wellbeing.

 

Financial Hardship Ticket:

This ticket is for those who are experiencing financial hardship who may benefit from the support of the community. Tickets are limited to ensure our events are sustainable. Higher tiers allow us to continue offering these resources. Includes certification fee to The National Council for Mental Wellbeing. *NOTE: If you are taking this for your profession, business, licensing, or to maintain a professional affiliation, please choose a higher tier. Higher tiers fairly compensate your instructor.