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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)

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MHFA for Faith Leaders Dec 13, 2016 Free  

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MENTAL HEALTH

FIRST AID CERTIFICATION

FOR RELIGIOUS LEADERS

About the Course:

Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program which introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course, which uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect persons to professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The program also teaches about the risk factors and warning signs of specific illnesses like anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and addictions.

MHFA is the initial help given to someone who may be developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis. The aid provided is not a substitute for professional help, but may help in stabilizing the person until appropriate professional or other assistance can be engaged.This one day 8-hour certification course teaches non- mental health professionals how to give first aid to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis and/or who are in the early stages of a mental health disorder. Participants learn the sign and symptoms of the most common mental health problems, where and when to get help, and types of help shown to be effective.


Who should attend this one day training?

Everyone 18 and older is invited to participate. 


Training Times: 

 8:30- 5:30 pm

Location:

55 Water Street NY, NY 10041

 

For more information please contact nycmhfa@health.nyc.gov

 

**If you have already attended a MHFA training session please do not register to attend another.  However, you may recommend this course to a colleague by forwarding this invite.  Thank you!**

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55 Water Street
New York, NY 10041

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)


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