Mental Health First Aid® FAQs
Who should take the course?
The Mental Health First Aid® course is for everyone. People whose occupations have a high level of daily interaction with the public, such as first responders, librarians, and other helping professions, have found the course very valuable.
How much does it cost?
The 8-hour course if offered free of charge at the Lutherville, Maryland office of the Mental Health Association of Maryland. The cost of the 5-day instructor training is $1,500 and the cost for the expedited 3 day training (for those who are currently certified instructors ) is $900 per person.
How long does each course take?
Both the Youth and Core courses are 8 hours in length. Instructor training is a 5-day course.
What if I can’t pay?
Full and partial scholarships are available. To receive a scholarship application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.