As a service to our community, Aurora Mental Health Center is proud to offer courses in Mental Health First Aid.
Thanks to the generous donation of Citywide Banks, Mental Health First Aid in now being offered at the reduced rate of $10.
Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour certification course to help communities better understand mental illness and respond to psychiatric emergencies.
Mental Health First Aid is the initial help given to a person showing signs of mental illness or in a mental crisis such as severe depression, psychosis, panic attack, suicidal thoughts and behaviors; until appropriate professional help or family support can be engaged.
You will learn: • How to provide help to someone showing signs of mental illness or mental health crisis • A 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care • The potential warning signs and risk factors for depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, psychotic disorders, eating disorders and substance abuse • Resources available to help someone with a mental health problem.
Who should attend? • Educators, school administrators, human resource professionals, members of the faith community • Nurses, police, firemen, first responders • Policymakers, social workers, friends and family of individuals with mental illness or addiction, caring citizens.
Cost: $10 per person. All who complete the training will receive a certificate of completion. This course is being offered at the reduced rate of $10, thanks to the support of Citywide Bank.
Time: For all dates: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, No lunch served.
Training Dates/Registration Blacktie Event Code*
June 11 FA610
August 15 FA815
October 11 FA1011
(New Dates and Event Codes Coming)
*To register go online to www.blacktie-colorado.com/rsvp and enter the event code listed next to the Training Date you wish to select. Space is limited; please RSVP at least 3 days prior to the day of your training.
Mental Health First Aid work place courses can be scheduled for groups of 12 or more. This course is also being offered at the reduced rate of $10, thanks to the support of Citywide Banks.
For more information contact Aurora Mental Health Center at 303-617-2300.
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