Mental Health First Aid - at Congregation B'nai Israel

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Congregation B'nai Israel

171 Ridge Rd

Rumson, NJ 07760

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Please note - this is a TWO Day Course

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour in person course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.

The Mental Health Association of Monmouth County, is pleased to offer Mental Health First Aid Training from 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM on Tuesday, Fegruary 19 AND Thursday February 21at Congregation B'nai Israel, 171 Ridge Road, Rumson, NJ 07760

Partticipants must pre-register and attend BOTH sessions.

The cost to participants is $50 per person

This course is a $175 value, and is being underwritten in part by grant from the County of Monmouth.

What You Learn

• Participants in a Mental Health First Aid course discuss signs and symptoms
• 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 in crisis.
• Where to turn for help — professional, peer, and self-help resources.

4 Reasons to Become a Mental Health First Aider

• Be prepared—When a mental health crisis happens, know what to do
• You can help—People with mental illnesses often suffer alone
• Mental illnesses are common—1 in 5 adults in any given year
• You care—Be there for a friend, family member, or colleague


This course is offerred by the Mental Health Association of Monmouth County and underwritten by a grant from the Monmouth County Division of Mental Health and Addction Services, in partnership with the Rumson - Fair Haven Competent Community Project.


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Congregation B'nai Israel

171 Ridge Rd

Rumson, NJ 07760

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Refunds up to 1 day before event

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