MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING

15 Sep 2017



8:00 am-5:00 pm

Located at: Camp Verde Community Library

What do you when a loved one, a neighbor or an employee is experiencing a mental health crisis or an emotional meltdown? It’s a difficult situation to be in when you are not sure what is the right thing to do. Mental Health First Aid training can help.

An 8 hour Mental Health First Aid training class is scheduled for Friday, September 15, 8AM-5PM at the Camp Verde Community Library, 130 Black Bridge Rd, Camp Verde. The program is offered by The Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley  and Spectrum Healthcare Group. The 8-hour training is free, open to the public, and each person receives a certificate of completion. Continuing education credit may be available to those attending the 8-hour session.

Professional instructors from Spectrum Healthcare Group teach the course, which includes lecture, videos, group activities and reference materials. The course covers first aid for developing mental health problems including depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis, and substance use disorders. The course focuses on recognizing the signs of addiction and mental illness and  the 5 step action plan to assess a situation and offer assistance. The course also teaches about local resources and where to turn for help.  Spectrum Healthcare Group has trained over 700 community members in Mental Health First Aid.


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Organization: Camp Verde Community Library


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