Foundation for Recovery Programs

FFR Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid 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.

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.

To register for an upcoming Mental Health First Aid course, email DAtkinson@ForRecovery.org.

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