Mental Health First Aid for Adults - Online
This 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 challenge and help connect them to the appropriate care.
The course will teach you how to:
• Assess for risk of suicide or harm
• Listen nonjudgmentally
• Give reassurance and information
• Encourage appropriate professional help
• Encourage self-help and other support strategies to apply the ALGEE action plan:
For ADA accommodations,contact: Tina Edholm at [email protected] or (660) 882-5661, 72 hours prior to the start of class.
The course requires advanced registration. Participants must register 2 weeks in advance
Participants must complete 2-hours of self-paced training at least 3 days prior to the course date. The 5.5-hour portion of the course is a small group-interactive training. Participants will join via Zoom and should be prepared to be present and actively engaged for the whole course
This program is partially supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) under sponsored Award #2020-70028-32728.