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MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING
Be the help someone needs! Become a Mental Health First Aider.
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On average, there are
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,
people died from
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
Give reassurance and information
Encourage appropriate professional help
Encourage self-help and other support strategies
Nearly1 in5U.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
Adult Mental Health First Aid Training
Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 8 a.m.
Central Florida Behavioral Health Network's Richard Brown Conference Center
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.