MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
Empower yourself with practical skills to provide support and understanding to those experiencing mental health challenges.
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Take the next step on your journey towards becoming a certified Mental Health First Aider with this highly acclaimed training course. Join a community of change-makers who are breaking down barriers and building a stronger, more compassionate world together.
Identify the impact of mental health challenges on the well-being of adults in the U.S.
Explain that recovery from a mental health challenge is possible.
Recognize the potential risk factors and warning signs for various mental health problems.
Use a 5-step action plan to help adults in crisis and non-crisis situations and connect with appropriate help.
Describe the purpose of Youth Mental Health First Aid and the role of the Youth Mental Health First Aider.
Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges that may impact youth.
Explain the impact of traumatic experiences and the role of resilience on adolescent development.
Apply the appropriate steps of the YMHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to crisis and non-crisis situations.
"Fantastic course for anyone interested in learning how to be a better helper in today's world. Great class, highly motivated instructor, great interaction with participants. Gained needed knowledge and very appreciative of it."
Jennie Tis, Certified in 2022