Adult Mental Health First Aid Training (February 21st)

Thursday  21 February  2019  8:00 AM    Thursday  21 February  2019 5:00 PM
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Last update 22/02/2019

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.

Training Highlights:

  • 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...

Other Details:

  • 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.

If you have any other questions, feel free to send an email to

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