Mental Health First Aid Training in Sparta
Free training for families, healthcare providers and individuals with mental illness to identify when someone may be struggling with a mental health or substance misuse problem and how to connect them to the appropriate support and resources
Join ComWell for Mental Health First Aid training on Sept. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The training is at Sparta Community Hospital, Auxiliary Room B at Broadway Plaza, 818 E Broadway St., Sparta.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an eight-hour training that provides individuals with the tools to identify when someone may be struggling with a mental health or substance misuse problem. The training is open to the public.
Studies show the program reduces social distance created by negative attitudes and perceptions of individuals with mental illness.
The training will help participants grow their knowledge of the signs, symptoms and risk factors of mental illnesses and addictions as well as:
- Identify multiple types of professional and self-help resources for individuals with a mental illness or addiction
- Increase their confidence and likelihood of helping an individual in distress
- Learn how to increase mental wellness themselves
Sign up online for the training. Admission is free. Space is limited.
For more information, contact Kendra Kennedy at (618) 282-6233 or email@example.com.