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Mental Health First Aid - Denton County MHMR

Class Length: 6 hours
  Start DateEnd DateClass TimeClass Location Seats Available    
Register 10/11/202110/11/20210900 - 1600Denton Public Safety Training Center 14
Register 11/15/202111/15/20210900 - 1600Denton Public Safety Training Center 17
Register 12/13/202112/13/20210900 - 1600 Denton Public Safety Training Center 16
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Why Mental Health First Aid?
Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.
 
 
What it Covers
• Common signs and symptoms of mental illness
• Common signs and symptoms of substance use
• How to interact with a person in crisis
• How to connect the person with help
• NEW: Expanded content on trauma, addiction and self-care
 
 
The course will teach you how
to apply the ALGEE action plan:
• Assess for risk of suicide or
harm.
• Listen nonjudgmental.
• Give reassurance and
information.
• Encourage appropriate
professional help.
• Encourage self-help and
other support strategies.

PREREQUISITES

None

COURSE COST

Free

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