*September 22nd & 29th Mental Health First Aid 2-Day Course (Clifton Memorial Library)

Mental Health First Aid

Clifton Memorial Library

292 Piaget Ave., Clifton, NJ 07011

September 22nd and September 29th 2018

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

(Click here for October 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