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Mental Health First Aid (Adult - General Course) - September Training

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Albuquerque, NM

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Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives people the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to people who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

Anyone 16 or older can take the Adult General Mental Health First Aid class.

WHAT THE TRAINING COVERS

The course introduces common mental health challenges, teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior, and eating disorders.

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


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Will CEUs be available?

Eight Social Work CEUs will be available to participants that attend the training in entirety.

Is there a minimum age requirement to attend the training?

Participants must be 18 years of age.

What should I bring into the event?

Beverages and Food WILL NOT be provided as a part of this training. Participants will have 2, 15 minute breaks and a 30 minute lunch break. Please plan to bring your own food and beverages to the training.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No - You do not need to present ticket on the day of the training

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you may update your registration up until the day prior to the training.

Is my ticket transferrable?

Yes. If you are no longer able to participate, you may cancel or transfer your registration to another participant.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes. If you are no longer able to participate, you may cancel or transfer your registration to another participant.

If this class is full, please consider another opportunity:


Friday October 18, 2019 @ TBD in Albuquerque

Wednesday November 20, 2019 @ TBD in Albuquerque

Friday December 3, 2019 @ TBD in Albuquerque
Register Online at: https://mentalhealthfirstaid_givingtuesday2019.eventbrite.com

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