Mental Health First Aid is a public education course that trains adults to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and addiction in other adults and youth. The eight-hour course is taught by Frontier Behavioral Health’s nationally-certified instructors.
In the course participants learn:
- Risk factors and warning signs of mental health issues.
- Information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis and addiction disorders.
- Steps to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or who is in crisis.
- How to assist someone in obtaining help.
- The course is from 8-5 p.m. Participants must complete the course to receive a certificate valid for three years.
- This is an interactive course with discussion topics, role-playing and simulation exercises.
- Training is held at Frontier Behavioral Health’s Hulskamp Building, 103 E. First Ave.
- Class size is limited to 25 participants.
- Dress in layers so you will be comfortable with the temperature in the training room.
- A non-refundable fee of $25 per participant includes a training manual and lunch.
- Registration is guaranteed once payment is received.