Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognized course that gives the skills needed to help someone developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
*The First Aid is given until appropriate help is received*
During this 8 hour interactive 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.
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 Startford 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 Friday, May 12, 2017.
Space is limited. To register, click link below or call Community Services at