Mental Health First Aid®
Classes are available for 2019! Go here to find a course.
Mental Health First Aid® is an 8-hour national certification course that is designed to teach the layperson the skills to recognize the signs of a mental health or substance use disorder crisis, identify community resources, and link individuals in need of treatment and support to the proper resources. An in-person skills based course, Mental Health First Aid® teaches participants a 5-step action plan that can be used to help those in need.
There are two versions of the Mental Health First Aid® course: Core (Adult) Mental Health First Aid® and Youth Mental Health First Aid®.
Instructor Training Course
Bring Mental Health First Aid to your organization or community by certifying as an instructor. Using a train-the-trainer model, the five-day instructor training course fully prepares you to teach either the core or youth course — and you don’t have to be a mental health clinician.