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On average, there are
123
SUICIDES A DAY .
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Why Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care.
From 1999 to 2016,
630,000
people died from
DRUG OVERDOSE.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:

  • Assess for risk of suicide or harm
  • Listen nonjudgmentally
  • Give reassurance and information
  • Encourage appropriate professional help
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies
Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. adults lives with a MENTAL ILLNESS

National Institute of Mental Health via the National Survey on Drug and Health and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

What
Adult Mental Health First Aid Training
When
Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 8 a.m.
Where
Central Florida Behavioral Health Network's Richard Brown Conference Center
8920 Brittany Way, Tampa, FL 33619
This training is offered by  Safe & Sound Hillsborough  in partnership with the  Central Florida Behavioral Health Network . It is  FREE  and open to the public thanks to a grant provided by  Simply Health Foundation .

Mental Health First Aid USA  is managed, operated, and disseminated by the  National Council for Behavioral Health .