MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Post Conference Seminar 

November 29, 2017    

IBWE-NECA Service Center, Inc 
5735 Elizabeth Avenue 
St. Louis, MO 63136

8am-4pm.   Lunch Included

Mental Health First Aid

     Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training certification course which teaches participants a five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for the individual, the certification program introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact and overviews common treatments.
 
     The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Eastern Missouri Chapter is presenting this class at a special rate for Conference Attendees.  $75.00 for Conference Attendees and $100.00 for non attendees. 
 
     The CPR-like program effective in improving trainees’ knowledge of mental disorders, reducing stigma and increasing the amount of help provided to others. Just like CPR and medical first aid is for everyone so is Mental Health First Aid.
     
     Mental health challenges – such as depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use – are shockingly common in the United States. In fact, more than one in five American adults will have a mental health problem in any given year. The National Council for Behavioral Health certifies individuals throughout the nation, including American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, to provide Mental Health First Aid courses to prepare their communities with the knowledge and skills to help individuals who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. CEU’s will be given for this course.
 In order to REGISTER, please answer the following question: 

Are you attending the Greater St. Louis Safety and Health Conference?