This 8-hour course incorporates an evidence-based curriculum that is appropriate for educators, health care professionals, first responders, human resource professionals, social service staff, and caring citizens. Participants will learn how to identify risk factors for and warning signs of several mental health issues including: major depression, anxiety disorder, psychosis, substance abuse and suicidal behavior. The Mental Health First Aid course provides participants with strategies for managing crises and identifying appropriate mental health treatment resources. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive the nationally-recognized certification in Mental Health First Aid.
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