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    Adult Mental Health First Aid Training (1 of 2)

    Title:Adult Mental Health First Aid Training (1 of 2)
    Date & Time:Mon Aug 4, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location:Dept of Community and Health Services
    Alexandria VA 22305
    Event Details:This training demonstrates the initial help given to a person showing signs of mental illness or a mental health crisis. The 8-hour course teaches risk factors, warning signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use disorders; the effects of the illnesses and an overview of treatments; and a five-step action plan for helping someone with symptoms.

    This training does not prepare someone to diagnose or provide treatment. It is designed to help paraprofessionals and laypersons provide support until an individual is linked to professional resources. MHFA is not recommended ofr licensed mental health providers.

    The dates for this session are August 4 and 6, 2014, 4-8 p.m. Registration is open until filled. Limit 20 participants per class. Attendees of the full 8-hour course will receive a three-year certification in MHFA. Visit alexandriava.gov/DCHS for class dates and registration. All training takes place at 4480 King Street.

    The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, e-mail Maurice Tomdio or call 571.384.5244.
    Link:http://alexandriava.gov/DCHS
    Contact Person:Donielle Marshall
    Contact Phone No.:703.746.3523
    Contact Email:Donielle.Marshall@alexandriava.gov
    Fees:Free
    Audience:Anyone may attend
    Tags:Class, Human Services


    For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/8319QR Code

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