Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.
This free two-day training covers different information on each day, so come to both if you can!
This training will also be available August 25 and 26 from 5:30 to 9:30pm.
To register for a session, email or call with your name, phone number, email address, and any special accommodations to Carly Watson at (515) 239-5101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presented in partnership with the City of Ames as part of the Metal Health Wellness Recovers, and Resiliency Initiative.
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