Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognized course that gives the skills needed to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
During this interactive, 8 hour training, you will learn:
- The prevalence of mental illness in the U.S.
- The potential warning signs of the most common mental health disorders.
- A 5-step action plan to assist individuals in crisis.
- Resources available to help someone with a mental health problem.
Dates: May 20, 2016 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and May 21, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Birdseye Municipal Complex Room 110, 468 Birdseye Street, Stratford, CT 06615
Training includes a 3 year MHFA certification (must attend entire 8 hours), MHFA manual, handouts, meals and refreshments. Training is free of charge for Town of Stratford and Stratford Board of Education employees. Fee for Stratford residents: $10.00; non-residents: $35.00. Checks are made payable to Stratford Community Services, 468 Birdseye Street, Stratford, CT 06615 and must be received by May 13, 2016.
To register: Call Community Services at 203-385-4095.