Mental Health First Aid

Thursday, February 28 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]

505 Hudson Street, 6th Floor, hartford, ct, 06106, United States

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Thursday, February 28 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]

DCF Central Office - Academy Workforce Development, 505 Hudson Street, hartford, ct, 06106, United States.

This is a 2-day course –

                                    The first day is February 28 from 9am-4pm

                     The second day is March 1 from 9am-12pm

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. It provides a basic understanding of what different mental illnesses and addictions are, how they can affect a person’s daily life, and what helps individuals experiencing these challenges get well. The course helps participants identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. Mental Health First Aid teaches about recovery and resiliency – the belief that individuals experiencing these challenges can and do get better, and use their strengths to stay well. The course trains participants to help people who may be experiencing a mental health problem or crisis, and participants that successfully complete the training receive a three year certification as a “Mental Health First Aider.”

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Please cancel registration if unable to attend.

Connecticut DCF

Pamela Williams 860-560-5025

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