In coordination with sponsors, North Central Washington Behavioral Health offers community education courses in Mental Health First Aid. This is an 8 hour certification course designed to teach community members how to identify and respond to mental health or substance use concerns. The course includes a 5-step action plan (ALGEE!) and a take-home participant manual. Participants will learn the signs and symptoms of common mental illnesses, the signs that indicate when someone may be experiencing a crisis, and the 5-step response to assist and identify additional resources.
Mental Health First Aid is a research-based fidelity course brought to you by the National Council for Behavioral Health. More information can be found on their websites.
August 25, 2017 in Wenatchee, WA
Questions or requests for more information can be send to Darci (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Christine (email@example.com).