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