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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid

Course Types: Adult, Youth and Public Sector Training

Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour training certification course which teaches participants a five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for the individual. The program introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact and provides an overview of common treatments. The course Improves knowledge of mental disorders reducing stigma and increasing the amount of help provided to others.

  • Hands-on activities and practice
  • ALGEE, the 5-step action plan
  • An overview of local mental health resources, support groups, and other help
  • A resource manual packed with information on all topics covered in the course

Fee: $50.00 Includes Course Materials and Certification upon course completion.
 
For more information or to register, please contact abel.hernandez@metrocareservices.org.

To find a course, visit https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/cs/take-a-course/find-a-course/.

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Did You Know

1.9M

Texans live with a serious and persistent mental illness

6.4M

Texans have a mental illness and would benefit from treatment

17K

children received care from Metrocare last year

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