Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training

Wed Mar 20 2024 at 09:00 am to 05:00 pm

New York Disaster Interfaith Services | New York

New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS)
Publisher/HostNew York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS)
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training
NYDIS offers this one-day, IN PERSON, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training for
About this Event

NYDIS and The Salvation Army collabotrate to offer this one-day IN PERSON, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training for community & faith leaders. All training materials and a MHFA manual are included. Participants may bring a brown bag lunch or eat out nearby during the lunch break. All participants who complete the training and short test receive a certificate that is valid for three years. All training materials are included. The course in free for participants from faith-based organizations. $50 for participants from non-faith based organizations.

Mental Health First Aid is a globally recognized, groundbreaking public education program. It introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health issues, builds an understanding of their impact, and provides an overview of common treatments and interventions. The 8-hour course uses role-playing, videos, discussions, and games to illuminate the material and equip participants to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions, provide initial help, and connect neighbors to professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The course facilitators walk participants through the risk factors and warning signs of specific conditions and crises such as: anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and substance use issues.

Photo Release: When you attend a NYDIS event, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. Events are typically open to the press, unless clients are in attendance. By entering, you consent to such recording media and its release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, webcasts, social media or other promotional outlets.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

New York Disaster Interfaith Services, 4 W 43rd Street, New York, United States


USD 0.00 to USD 50.00

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