Adult Mental Health First Aid

Mon, September 11, 20178:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday, September 11th, 2017 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Butler County Health Care Center Savannah Room  372 S 9th Street, David City, NE

A light lunch will be provided

Click here for a printable flyer.

Adult Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour training course that will give participants the key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps laypersons identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health illnesses and addictions.

Trained individuals will be able to:

  • Recognize the potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health concerns.
  • Obtain information on: depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis and psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, and self-injury.
  • Use a 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional help.
  • Interpret the prevalence of various mental health disorders in the U.S. and the need for reduced negative attitudes in their communities.
  • Apply knowledge of the evidence-based professional, peer, social and self-help resources available to help someone with a mental health problem treat and manage the problem and achieve recovery.

Who Should Attend?

  • Public Health Staff
  • First Responders
  • Behavioral healthcare providers
  • Therapists
  • Social workers
  • Substance abuse professionals
  • College / university personnel
  • Law enforcement
  • Community members
  • Human resources professionals
  • Nurses / physicians assistants / primary care workers
  • Policy makers
  • Public safety personnel
  • Members of faith communities
  • Social service staff and volunteers

Click here for a registration form.  Send registration forms by:

  • Email
  • Fax:  (402) 362-2687
  • Mail:  Four Corners Health Department  2101 N. Lincoln Ave  York, NE  68467