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Mental Health First Aid

NYC Children's Services/ Division of Child and Family Well-Being

Friday, August 11, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Mental Health First Aid Training Sold Out Ended Free  

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Just as knowing CPR helps assist someone having a heart attack — knowing  Mental Health First Aid can help assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem.  

 Mental Health

  • the risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns (including anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions)
  • the strategies for how to help the parents/caregivers/staff in both crisis and non-crisis situations;
  • how,when, and where to turn for help.   

 Adult Mental Health First Aid is appropriate for adults 18 years and older who want to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. The course teaches participants a five-step action plan to support someone developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis. Topics covered include: anxiety, depression, psychosis, and substance use disorders. The adult course is available in both English and Spanish. Course participants come from a variety of backgrounds and play various roles in a community.


  • Assess for risk of suicide or harm  

  • Listen nonjudgmentally  

  • Give reassurance and information  

  • Encourage appropriate professional help  

  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies


Each agency can register as many participants as they would like.   


    ***Please Note: This is a certification course and in order to get your certificate the participants must be at the training by 9am sharp and there will be no admittance after 9:30am.***                                  

 Trainings provided by Mental Health Association of NYC

Please make sure you have your ID as security will be checking you in.

No walk-ins will be accepted!

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