Mental Health First Aid - Public Safety - Berks County, PA

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Berks County Government Services Center

633 Court Street

9th Floor

Reading, PA 19601

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****THIS COURSE IS ONLY FOR BERKS COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, SHERIFFs, COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS

Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. It focuses on the unique experiences and needs of public safety personnel and is a valuable resource that can make a difference in their lives, their coworkers’ and families’ lives, and the communities they serve.

WHO SHOULD TAKE IT
• Law enforcement
• Corrections officers
• Other first responders
• 911 dispatch staff

WHAT IT COVERS
• Defusing crises.
• Promoting mental health literacy.
• Combating stigma of mental illness.
• Enabling early intervention through recognition of signs and symptoms.
• Connecting people to care.

****THIS COURSE IS ONLY FOR BERKS COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, SHERIFFs, COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS

Contact 610-313-0968 for any questions regarding this training.


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