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MHFA Training Options in Alexandria (Adult)

Title:MHFA Training Options in Alexandria (Adult)
Date & Time:Thu May 9, 2019 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:4480 King Street
4480 King Street
Event Details:The Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) offers Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training for laypersons and paraprofessionals. MHFA is an eight-hour training and certification on skills to help persons who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

The training demonstrates the initial help given to a person showing signs of mental illness or a mental health crisis. The course teaches risk factors, warning signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use disorders, the effects of the illnesses, an overview of treatments and a five-step action plan for helping someone with symptoms. More information about the training is available. Visit the online registration page. Registration is open until filled. Limit 20 participants per class.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Community Event, Community Outreach

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