*October 6th & 13th Mental Health First Aid 2-Day Course (Allwood Branch Library)

Mental Health First Aid

Allwood Branch Library

44 Lyall Road, Clifton, NJ 07012

October 6th and October 13th 2018

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

(Click here for September Classes)

 

What you will learn…

  • How to recognize signs of mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, psychosis and addiction
  • How to approach and support someone in a mental health crisis until appropriate professional help arrives
  • How to be supportive, diffuse the situation, and encourage professional help
  • Understand what to do if someone is suicidal, harming themselves, or refusing help

Become certified in this five-step process which includes; assessing risk, respectfully listening to and supporting an individual in crisis, and identifying appropriate professional help and other supports.

A commitment to attending the ENTIRE 8 hours is required. This course is typically $170, but being offered for $25 to residents and community leaders as part of the Clifton Stigma-Free Initiative.

*bagels and coffee will be provided in the morning
*working lunch – please bring your own lunch

For information contact: rleon@mhapassaic.org – to register, click the button: Adults 18+ Only


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