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Adult Mental Health First Aid- Pizza Ranch, Little Falls, MN
May 31, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help a person who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
Goals: attendees will-
- Grow their knowledge of signs, symptoms and risk factors of mental illnesses and addictions.
- Can identify multiple types of professional and self-help resources for individuals with a mental illness or addiction.
- Increase their confidence in and likelihood to help an individual in distress.
- Show increased mental wellness themselves.
Studies show that the program reduces the social distance created by negative attitudes and perceptions of individuals with mental illnesses.