Fri, Feb 11 | Memorial Hospital - Conference Room

Mental Health First Aid Training

Sometimes, first aid isn't a bandage, or CPR, or calling 911. Sometimes, first aid is YOU. Mental Health First Aid Training is a 8-hour course funded by a Randolph County 708 Board Grant that is open to the public. It gives people the tools to identify when someone may be struggling and how to help
Mental Health First Aid Training

Time & Location

Feb 11, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Memorial Hospital - Conference Room, 1900 State St, Chester, IL 62233, USA

About the event

Sometimes, first aid isn't a bandage, or CPR, or calling 911. 

Sometimes, first aid is YOU.

Mental Health First Aid Training is a 8-hour course funded by a Randolph County 708 Board Grant that is open to the public. It gives people the tools to identify when someone may be struggling with a mental health or substance misuse problem. It connects them with appropriate support and resources.

MHFA includes training and families, healthcare families, healthcare providers and individuals with mental illnesses. Become a certified Mental Health First Aider alongside more than 550,000 others.

Proven Effectiveness

Studies show the program reduces social distance created by

negative attitudes and perceptions of individuals with mental illness

  • Grow your knowledge of signs, symptoms and risk factors of mental illnesses and addictions
  • Identify multiple types of professional and self-help resources for individuals with a mental illness or addiction
  • Increase your confidence in and likelihood to help an individual in distress
  • Show increased mental wellness themselves

Sign-up for the class by contacting Kendra Kennedy at 618-282-6233 or kkennedy@comwell.us

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