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SAVE THE DATE!

Saturday

 June 11

9am to 4pm ET

Identify. Understand. Respond.

 

Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues.

Let's make Mental Health First Aid as common as CPR!

Learners complete a 2-hour, self-paced online course, and participate in a 4.5 to 5.5-hour, Instructor-led virtual training. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion.

 

Trainers for this event:

Robin Holland

Systems Navigator at National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Stark County

Mental Health First Aid Instructor for National Council of Mental Wellness

Terri Turner

Case Manager for Baier Foundation 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Stark County (Volunteer)

Mental Health First Aid Instructor for National Council of Mental Wellness

WHY SHOULD YOU TAKE PART IN THIS SERVICE AND ADVOCACY EDUCATION 

OPPORTUNITY?

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults.

On average,

130

people die by

suicide every day.

Source: American Foundation

for Suicide Prevention

From 1999 to 2019

841,000

people died from

drug overdoses.

Source: Centers for Disease

Control and Prevention

WHAT IT COVERS

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges.

  • Common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges.

  • How to interact with a person in crisis.

  • How to connect a person with help.

  • Expanded content on trauma, substance use and self-care.

Nearly

1 IN 5

in the U.S. lives

with a mental illness.

Source: National Institutes of Mental Health

Learn how to respond with the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan (ALGEE):

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