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Adult Mental Health First Aid Training Fri, July 15- Reno, NV
July 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
Presented by the Children’s Cabinet and the National Council for Behavioral Health
This training has been postponed due to staffing changes. Please visit www.childrenscabinet.org for upcoming dates
PLEASE NOTE: This training date on July 15 will be taught using the Adult MHFA curriculum, which will teach participants how to assist an adult experiencing a mental health challenge. If you are looking for the curriculum for assisting youth (YMHFA), please refer to alternative training dates.
COURSE INFORMATION (PLEASE READ PRIOR TO SIGNING UP)
• Participants must complete a 2 hour self-paced module PRIOR to attending the Instructor Led Session. Details on this will be emailed to participants after registration. Those who do not complete the prerequisite work will not be eligible to receive the Certificate of Completion.
• Class size is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. If the class you wish to attend is full, please contact me for alternate dates.
• Please be aware the MHFA training will cover various topics of a sensitive nature, including depression/anxiety, substance use, psychosis, or other topics that may potentially be distressing for some. However, MHFA program emphasizes recovery and resiliency and aims to teach participants how to provide assistance for youth experiencing a mental health challenge.
Please contact Taylor Morgan at email@example.com for any questions.
Mental Health First Aid for Adults teaches people how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions.
The course introduces common mental health challenges and teaches ALGEE, a 5-step action plan for how to help people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.