You are more likely to encounter someone in an emotional crisis than someone having a heart attack. Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify someone experiencing a mental health crisis and connect them with help.
Here are a few things you’ll learn in a Mental Health First Aid class:
5-step action plan to assess a situation and help
Impact of mental and substance use disorders
Local resources and where to turn for help
Classes are designed for the general public and operate similarly to a physical first aid course. There are two types of classes available: