Mental Health First Aid

Adult Mental Health First Aid

Do you know how to help your coworker having a panic attack or your suicidal friend? 

 

MHFA Will Help You:

  • Learn to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders

  • Gain skills to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis

  • Discover resources to help a loved on​e

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

Youth MHFA Will Help You:

  • Understand  the difference between typical adolescent development and a potential mental illness developing 

  • Learn a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations

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