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Mental Health First Aid Certification
April 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sometimes, first aid isn’t a bandage, or CPR, or Heimlich, or calling 911…. Sometimes first aid is YOU!
Gary Eagleton, MHFA Instructor and CHW Lead Instructor, UTSPH will lead you through encounters with someone who is in an emotional or mental health crisis using a 5-Step action plan.
Identify mental health crisis and concerns
Provide help, comfort, and support to promote an enhance recovery;
Preserve life when a person may be a danger to self or others
Identify signs & symptoms of common mental health disorders
Build awareness of community resources for mental health
Understand stigma associated with mental illness and its effects.
Take the course, save a life, strengthen your community!