Adult Mental Health First Aid

Adult Mental Health First Aid

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Oregon State University

SEC 354

Corvallis, OR 97331

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Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour, skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance use disorder.

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WHY MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID?

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults.

WHAT IT COVERS:

• Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges.

• Common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges.

• How to interact with a person in crisis.

• How to connect a person with help.

• Expanded content on trauma, substance use and self-care.

Participants complete a 2-hour self-paced online course and participate in an 8-hour instructor-led training session on August 25th from 8:30am - 4:30pm. This includes breaks and an hour-long lunch. The training will be held in SEC 354 on the OSU Campus.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

After registration closes, an invitation will be sent out by the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Team. Once the invitation is accepted, participants can be enrolled in the learning course. Online pre-work must be completed prior to the in-person instructor-led training.

QUESTIONS:

If you have any other questions, please email Abbey.Martin@oregonstate.edu