Adult Mental Health First Aid Virtual Training

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Adult Mental Health First Aid Virtual Training

Adult Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.

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This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care.

First Aiders will complete a 2-hour self-paced online class, then participate in a 6-hour instructor led Zoom Meeting.

The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:

  • Assess for risk of suicide or harm.
  • Listen nonjudgmentally.
  • Give reassurance and information.
  • Encourage appropriate professional help.
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies.

This training is offered by Safe & Sound Hillsborough in partnership with the Children's Board of Hillsborough County. It is FREE and open to the public thanks to a grant provided by Simply Health Foundation.

Participants must be Hillsborough County residents.

Mental Health First Aid USA is managed, operated, and disseminated by the National Council for Behavioral Health.

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