You may know CPR and the Heimlich maneuver. You can call 911, but can you administer first aid in a mental health crisis?
It is easy to tell when someone is having a heart attack, is choking, or can't breathe, But what does depression look like? Or anxiety? What would you say to a person you know who says they are thinking about suicide? How can you help in a panic attach?
Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour training course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. This course is delivered by certifies Mental Health First Aid USA instructors who complete a 5-day training and meet certification requirements.
To register, contact Erica at 309-929-0338.