The Substance Abuse Coalition of Kanabec County (SACK), Recovering Hope Treatment Center, Crisis Text Line and University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy is hosting a second Mental Health First Aid Training Certification Course on Wednesday, December 4th, 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. FREE
Why Mental Health First Aid?
Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and connect them to appropriate care.
Did you know that 1 in 17 adults suffer from a serious mental illness during the past year? Only 41% of people with a mental illness use mental health services in any given year. We will discuss the impact and commonality of mental health challenge, learn how to identify signs, symptoms and other warning signs. The aim of Mental Health First Aid training is to demystify the topic of mental illness by increase mental health literacy and decrease the stigma.
To register for this FREE course please click on this link. A light lunch, snacks and beverages will be available at no cost.
View informational flyer here.