Foundation for Recovery Programs

FFR Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 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.

There are currently no Mental Health First Aid trainings available. If you would like to be notified when the next training is scheduled, email

Mental Health First Aid teaches participants:

  • To identify signs of mental illness and addiction
  • Impact of mental and substance use disorders
  • 5-step action plan to access a situation and help
  • Local resources and where to turn for help

Mental Health First Aid is suitable for parents and guardians, educators, law enforcement, healthcare professionals, social workers, HR professionals, faith leaders and more.

There are currently no MHFA trainings available.

If you are interested in the next available MHFA training, email

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