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Mental Health First Aid (For People who work with youth) - June 2020 Traini...

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Marriott Pyramid North

5151 San Francisco Rd NE

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109

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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.

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 disorders (including AD/HD), 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.

If this class is full, please consider another opportunity:

Classes are regularly offerred in the community. You can find alternative Mental Health First Aid Classes Online at: https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/take-a-course/find-a-course/



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