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Mental Health First Aid

June 20 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
Learn how to support your friends, family and neighbors:
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults.
You’ll build skills and confidence you need to reach out and provide initial support to those who are struggling. You’ll also learn how to help connect them to appropriate support.
After the course, you’ll be able to:
• Recognize common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges.
• Recognize common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges.
• Understand how to interact with a person in crisis
• Know how to connect a person with help.
• Use self-care tools and techniques.
Learn how to respond with the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan (ALGEE):
Assess for risk of suicide or harm. Listen nonjudgmentally. Give reassurance and information. Encourage appropriate professional help. Encourage self-help and other support strategy
Adult Blended Mental Health First Aid June 20, 2024 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
(As part of the certification process, you will need to complete online pre-work modules prior to the instructor led session. The modules take about 2 hours to complete.)
Questions? Contact: regionalmentalhealthfirstaid@pmhcc.org
REGISTER HERE: https://pmhcc.formstack.com/forms/mhfa_virtual_registration
Upon initial registration – participants will receive instructions to enroll into Mental Health First Aid Connect LMS system.



June 20
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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