Adult Mental Health First Aid Training (February 21st)
Just as CPR training helps a person with no clinical training assist an individual following a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a person assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis such as contemplating suicide.
Mental Health First Aid is a nationally renowned program that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to early signs of mental illnesses, substance use disorders, and mental health crisis.
- The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it builds mental health literacy and helping the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness.
- Mental Health First Aiders learn a single 5-step strategy that includes assessing risk, respectfully listening to and supporting the individual in crisis, and identifying appropriate professional help and other supports.
- Interactive activities that teach participants how to intervene when a person is going through a mental health crisis
- Stigma reduction around mental health, through mental health education
- Identification of community resources to promote healing
- Topics covered - Depression and Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Trauma, Pschosis, Substance Use Disorders, and more...
- Cost = Free of Charge
- Who should attend? = Anyone in Yamhill County
- Food = 1 hour-long lunch. A free lunch will be provided, and if you have dietary restrictions please send an email to
- Training Class Size = 30 Max.
Housing Authority of Yamhill County
135 NE Dunn Pl, McMinnville, 97128, Oregon, United States