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Gallatin Adult Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health Awareness Training
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Nov 09 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.

Topics Covered:

  • Depression and mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Trauma
  • Psychosis
  • Substance Use disorders

Mental Health First Aid teaches aboutrecoveryandresiliency the belief that individuals experiencing these challenges can and do get better, and use their strengths to stay well.

The Mental Health First Aid 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

Interventions Learned

When you take a course, you learn how to apply the Mental Health First Aid action plan in a variety of situations, including when someone is experiencing:

  • Panic attacks
  • Suicidal thoughts or behaviors
  • Nonsuicidal self-injury
  • Acute psychosis (e.g., hallucinations or delusions)
  • Overdose or withdrawal from alcohol or drug use
  • Reaction to a traumatic event

The opportunity to practice through role plays, scenarios, and activities makes it easier to apply these skills in a real-life situation.

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MHAT Trenton Head Start Adult Mental Health First Aid  (Private)

MHAT Trenton Head Start Adult Mental Health First Aid (Private)

Nov 25 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Learn the signs and symptoms of an mental illness to encourage early intervention.
 
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Scotland County Community Adult Mental Health Mental First Aid

Scotland County Community Adult Mental Health Mental First Aid

Dec 02 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. In the Mental Health…
 
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MHAT - Linn Co School Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (Private)

MHAT - Linn Co School Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (Private)

Jan 06 8:30AM - 11:30AM
Training Details2 Class Dates: January 6th 8:30-11:30am February 10th 8:30-11:30amNo scheduled breaksMust be present entire training to receive certification and manual.What is Youth Mental Health…