As a Mental Health First Aider, you can be the first step in someone's recovery journey.
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge or crisis. It takes the fear and hesitation out of starting conversations about mental health or substance use by improving understanding and providing an action plan that teaches you how to safely and responsibly identify and address a potential issue.
You will learn how to:
- Be an advocate
- Empower your community
- Make a difference in the life of someone with a mental health challenge
Mental Health First Aid training is available through multiple lenses:
- Older Adult
- Veterans/Active Military and Family Members
- Public Safety