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Mental Health First Aid series event

April 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0

WHY MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care.

WHAT IT COVERS

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental illness
  • Common signs and symptoms of substance use
  • How to interact with a person in crisis
  • How to connect the person with help
  • How to administer naloxone in the event of an opioid overdose

THE COURSE WILL TEACH YOU HOW:

  • Assess for risk of suicide or harm
  • Listen nonjudgmentally
  • Give reassurance and information
  • Encourage appropriate professional help
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Employers
  • Faith leaders
  • Community members
  • First responders and medical staff
  • Caring and interested residents

COUNTY PARTNERS AND REGISTRATIONS:

  • Invest Hamilton County
  • Hamilton County Community Foundation
  • OneZone Chamber of Commerce – Register via the chamber here.
  • Noblesville Chamber of Commerce – Register via the chamber here.
  • Westfield Chamber of Commerce – Register via the chamber here.

 

 

Organizer

Hamilton County Community Foundation
Phone:
(317) 843-2479
Email:
hamiltoncounty@cicf.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

The Bridgewater Club
3535 E. 161st Street
Carmel,IN46033United States
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