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Mental Health First Aid Training

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Mental Health America of Greater Dallas

624 North Good Latimer Expressway

STE 200

Dallas, TX 75204

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TUESDAY APRIL 16TH COURSE IS AT FULL CAPACITY AND IS SOLD OUT!

*** SIGNING UP THROUGH DONATIONS DOES NOT COUNT AS CLASS REGISTARTION***

SIGN-UP DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, APRIL 19TH, 2019!

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**** 2 CLASSES LEFT OFFERED!****

****ONLY ONE 8 HOUR COURSE IS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATION****



On average, there are 123 SUICIDES A DAY.

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: From 1999 to 2016, 630,000 people died from DRUG OVERDOSE.

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. adults lives with a MENTAL ILLNESS.


Why Mental Health First Aid?

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 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 appropriate care.

What It Covers

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental illness

  • Common signs and symptoms of substance use

  • How to interact with a person in crisis

  • How to connect the person with help

  • NEW: How to administer naloxone in the event of an opioid overdose

* 8 CEUs Available *

Price: $50 (includes textbook & certification)

For information about becoming a sponsor for this event:
Please Contact Mary Kate Kohl at mkkohl@mhadallas.org

If these training dates don't work for you or your organization, but you are still interested and aware of 8-12 other people interested in taking the course, we can set-up a training for your agency or organization. For more information, please contact Nikita Ahmed at nahmed@mhadallas.org


FAQs

What if I can't do the full 8 hour course in one day?

You are welcome to split the 8 hour course between Saturday and Sunday in 4 hour increments.

Class Options:

  • All day Saturday April 27th
  • All day Sunday, April 28th
  • 1/2 day Saturday 9a.m.-1:30p.m. & 1/2 day Sunday 1:30p.m.-6:00p.m.

(For Mix & match option, Email Brian Lane- see below)


Are student or consumer discounts available?

No, unfortunately at this time, discount rates are unavailable.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

-Free Parking Available on-site

-Dart Green Line drops off in front of our building: Deep Ellum Station

What can I bring into the event?

-Notebook & Pen

How can I contact the organizer or instructor with any questions?

Organizaer Nikita Ahmed- nahmed@mhadallas.org

Instructor- Brian Lane- brian@recoveryspectrum.com or (214) 930-7003

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes or your online email confirmation

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

The person registered must be the same name as the person on the ticket.


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624 N Good Latimer Dallas, TX 75204 Office: 214-871-2420

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