Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety Training
Mental Health First Aid is an international program proven to be effective. Peer-reviewed studies published in Australia, where the program originated.
WHAT IT COVERS • Defusing crises. • Promoting mental health literacy. • Combating stigma of mental illness. • Enabling early intervention through recognition of signs and symptoms. • Connecting people to care.
|WHO CAN BE A MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AIDER?
· Law enforcement
· Corrections officers
· Other first responders
· 911 Dispatch Staff
· Human resources professionals
· Business leaders
· Nurses and other primary care workers
· School and college workers
· Faith community leaders
Studies also show that the program reduces the social distance created by negative attitudes and perceptions of individuals with mental illnesses.
When: Friday, July 21, 2023
Time: 9:00am-4:30 CST
Lunch 12-1pm (on your own)
Where: Central Community College
1501 Plum Creek Parkway
Lexington, NE 68850
Sponsored by Region II Human Services & Central Community College, Lexington Center
There is no registration fee to attend.
Please fill out the registration information from the link below and send to Olympia Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-308-324-8480. 23/NC AVOR 9000 CLE11.
Additional questions, please call Shannon at 308-529-0595 or email@example.com
Please register by Wednesday, July 19, 2023.