Workshop Dates: June 6 & June 14, 2018
Facilitators: Alessia DiVirgilio & Risa Handler, SSE
Mental Health First Aid gives people the skills to provide that early help that is so important to recovery. The MHFA program aims to improve mental health literacy, and provide the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental health problems in themselves, a family member, a friend or a colleague.
The program teaches people how to:
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health problems
- Provide initial help
- Guide a person towards appropriate professional help
The following mental health problems are covered:
- Mood disorders
- Anxiety disorders
- Substance Use Disorder
The following mental health crises are covered:
- Suicidal behavior
- Panic Attacks
- Reactions to traumatic events
- Psychotic episodes
Participants must attend both session dates - June 6 and June 14 - to receive the MHFA certificate issued by the Mental Health First Aid Commission.
Both dates are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the North Campus, room F236.
To register click here.