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Mental Health First Aid (Abingdon)

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Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center

One Partnership Circle

Abingdon, VA 24210

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Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. Instructor Emily Anne Thompson will address risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems; information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis and addiction disorders; a 5-step action plan to help someone developing a mental health problem or crisis; as well as where to turn for help. This engaging workshop provides tools to help friends, family members, colleagues or others in your community.

Who Should Enroll?

  • College/ Univeristy Leaders & Resident Advisors
  • Teachers & School Administrators
  • Nurses, Physician Assistants & Other Health Professionals
  • Public Safety Personnel
  • Social Workers, Social Services Staff & Volunteers
  • Substance Abuse Professionals
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to provide help!

Cancellation Policy

Registrants must cancel at least five days before a scheduled event in order to receive a full refund or a training voucher for the amount paid that can be redeemed for future training with the UVA-Wise Abingdon office. Registrants that cancel four days or less before the first day of the class will receive a training voucher in the amount paid to be used for future training. In order to receive a refund or training voucher, we must be notified in writing of the cancellation by email at abingdon@uvawise.edu. In the event that a registrant does not show for class or fails to notify of cancellation, the registrant will not receive a refund.


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