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Blended Adult Mental Health First Aid

July 13 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free

This Adult Mental Health First Aid is a blended learning course, which in this case means that participants will complete 2 hours of online pre-work before attending the class in person. This will be required prior to attending the class in-person. The content will be available through the learning management system, MHFA Connect. Adult Mental Health First Aid is a course designed by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing (https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/) This evidence-based, research-supported program is designed for community service members, parents & guardians of adult children, social workers and therapists, health care workers, beauticians, religious practitioners, and anyone in between. Participants must be 18 years or older and work primarily with adults.

This course is also an accredited professional development opportunity in the form of CEUs (continuing education units). Earn 7.5 hours to count towards renewing your license! 

By the end of this class, you will be able to…

  • Confidently have a supportive conversation with someone about mental health or substance use challenges.
  • Apply the ALGEE action plan in pre-crisis scenarios to connect someone to professional & self help resources
  • Identify common signs and symptoms of a mental health challenge
  • De-escalate a crisis situation in which a young person is self-harming or having thoughts of suicide
  • and so much more

Mental Health Topics covered include : Anxiety, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders, Psychosis Disorders, Schizophrenia, and Substance Use Disorders.

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Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

NAMI Metro Suburban
Phone
708-524-2582x107
Email
info@namimetsub.org
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Venue

Oak Park Community Rec. Center
229 Madison Street
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
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