Saturday, February 8th, 2020
Whitney Community Center
16 Black Mountain Road, Jackson, NH
FREE (lunch is included)
Donations accepted to offset future program costs
Those who successfully complete the course become certified as Mental Health First Aiders
Participants will learn:
- The potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including: depression, anxiety/trauma, psychosis, substance use disorders, and self-injury
- An understanding of the prevalence of various mental health disorders in the U.S. and the need for reduced stigma in their communities
- A 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to assess the situation, to select and implement appropriate interventions, and to help the individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional care
- The evidence-based professional, peer, social, and self-help resources available to help someone with a mental health problem.
To register, contact Emily Benson at [email protected]
-Seating is Limited. Registration is Required.