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Mental Health First Aid - Belmar (November, 2017)

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Belmar Community Center (Former Belmar United Methodist Church)

501 D Street

Corner of 7th Avenue and D Streets

Belmar, NJ 07719

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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.

Date: Two Wednesdays - November 1 AND 8

from 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM

A simple supper will be served at 5:00

Location: Belmar Community Center (Former United MEthodist Church)

501 D Street (Corner of 7th AVenue and D Street) • Belmar, NJ 07719

Cost: The cost to participants is $50 per person in advance!

Sponsored by the Belmar Council of Churches

Training provided by the Mental Health Association of Monmouth County


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

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Belmar Community Center (Former Belmar United Methodist Church)

501 D Street

Corner of 7th Avenue and D Streets

Belmar, NJ 07719

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