Event Title

Pre-conference: Mental Health First Aid

Location

Kennedy Union 312

Start Date

16-7-2019 8:00 AM

End Date

16-7-2019 4:00 PM

Description

This eight-hour training is a national public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses and substance use; builds understanding of their impact; and provides an overview of common supports. This course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of anxiety, depression, substance use disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Lunch will be provided.

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Jul 16th, 8:00 AM Jul 16th, 4:00 PM

Pre-conference: Mental Health First Aid

Kennedy Union 312

This eight-hour training is a national public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses and substance use; builds understanding of their impact; and provides an overview of common supports. This course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of anxiety, depression, substance use disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Lunch will be provided.