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MHFA Dates for 2017

Mental Health First Aid Training for Adults and for Youth is available to Any and All community members with interest. No professional background is required to potentially save a life!

The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course teaches people to give “first aid” to those individuals experiencing a mental health crisis and/or who are in the early stages of a mental health disorder.


Attend these two half day MHFA sessions and leave with a five-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care.

MHFA
(To respond to other adults)
March 2 & March 3
June 1 & June 2
September 7 & September 8
December 7 & December 8
2017


Youth MHFA
(To respond to adolescents ages 12-18)
March 23 & March 24
June 22 & June 23
September 21 & September 22
December 14 & December 15
2017

12 noon – 4:30 pm (both days)
Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center
4135 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor MI
Cost: $30
(money orders, personal and cashier checks made out to
“Washtenaw County CMH” are accepted on site)

This 8 hour training will help participants learn the signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems, where to get help, and what type of help has been shown to be the most effective.

The mental health problems covered include:

      • Depression
      • Anxiety disorders
      • Schizophrenia
      • Bipolar disorder
      • Eating disorders
      • Substance use disorders
      • Self-injury

Crisis situations covered include suicidal behaviors, acute reaction after a trauma, panic attack, acute psychotic behavior, and drug overdose.

This training is open to all Case Managers, Peer Support Specialists, Therapists, Physicians and Nurses, Educators and School Administrators, Faith Community members, First Responders, Consumers and their families, and all interested community members.

Licensed social workers who provide a valid license number are eligible for 8 social work CEU hours upon completion.

 

Seating is limited,  to reserve your seat,  please contact Angela by email or call (734) 544-6712.
(Washtenaw County Staff should register using PD Made EZ)

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