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Mental Health First Aid Training

Learn how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.

When: Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Mental Wellness Center, 617 Garden St.

Cost: $45

Age limit: 18+

Categories: Classes

Description:

The Mental Wellness Center is providing the community with a groundbreaking public education program – Mental Health First Aid – to help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. An interactive 12-hour course, Mental Health First Aid training provides a layperson with the knowledge they need to assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis until appropriate professional help arrives.

Successful participants of the program are certified as Mental Health First Aiders for three years and learn a 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer, social and self-help care.

For more information, please visit www.mentalwellnesscenter.org or contact Pauline Keeble at (805) 884-8440 ext. 107 or pkeeble@mentalwellnesscenter.org.

Phone: 805-884-8440

Event posted June 6, 2012
Last updated Sept. 27, 2012

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