Mental Health First Aid (Fargo) Sorry, this class is full — AFSP

Mental Health First Aid (Fargo) Sorry, this class is full

May. 21, 2019

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

1330 South University Drive
Fargo, North Dakota 58103

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For questions about this event, contact Samantha Bruers at [email protected].

Training Overview

Mental Health First Aid is an interactive 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

The training presents an overview of mental illness and substance use disorders in the U.S. and introduces you to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments.

Skills Obtained

During the 8-hour Mental Health First Aid Course participants learn:

  • The potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health needs, including: depression, anxiety/trauma, psychosis, eating disorders, substance use disorders, and self-injury
  • An understanding of the prevalence of various mental health disorders in the U.S. and the need for reduced stigma in their communities
  • A 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to assess the situation, to select and implement appropriate interventions, and to help the individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional care
  • The professional, peer, social, and self-help resources available to help someone with a mental health need.

This training at this very discounted rate is brought you by the supporters of the Out of the Darkness Community walk.

Lunch will be provided.

CEUs have been approved for this course.

Ashley Ladbury Hrichena of FirstLink will be facilitating this Mental Health First Aid Training.

The registration fee for this training is $25.