Date

Jan 27 2022

Time

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Adult Mental Health First Aid – Virtual

Adult Mental Health First Aid – Taught Virtually via Zoom.  Space is limited to the 10 participants.

Register here: https://instructors.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/course-details/285813

What is Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health First Aid for Adults teaches people how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Click here to learn more about Mental Health First Aid. The training is intended to establish a referral mechanism that increase the ability of the individuals trained in mental health first aid awareness to refer and link the population of focus to mental health resources and services and report back to the Region 8 training instructor of completed trainings.

Who is eligible for this free training?

This free training is focused training law enforcement, first responders, school personnel and the community at large. Individuals seeking to enroll in this blended adult mental health first aid training need to reside in Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) Region 8, which consist of the following counties: Atascosa County, Bandera County, Bexar County, Calhoun County, Comal County, De Witt County, Dimmit County, Edwards County, Frio County, Gillespie County, Goliad County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Jackson County, Karnes County, Kendall County, Kerr County, Kinney County, La Salle County, Lavaca County, Maverick County, Medina County, Real County, Uvalde County, Val Verde County, Victoria County, Wilson County, and Zavala County.

There is 2 hours of pre-course work that must be completed before the start of class on January 27th.

For more information, contact Marcus Kavanaugh at mkavanaugh@sacada.org or (210) 225-4741.

  • Description: Adult Mental Health First Aid - Taught Virtually via Zoom.  Space is limited to the 10 participants. Register here: https://instructors.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/course-details/285813 What is Mental Health First Aid? Mental Health First Aid for Adults teaches people how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Click here to learn more about Mental Health First Aid. The training is intended to establish a referral mechanism that increase the ability of the individuals trained in mental health first aid awareness to refer and link the population of focus to mental health resources and services and report back to the Region 8 training instructor of completed trainings. Who is eligible for this free training? This free training is focused training law enforcement, first responders, school personnel and the community at large. Individuals seeking to enroll in this blended adult mental health first aid training need to reside in Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) Region 8, which consist of the following counties: Atascosa County, Bandera County, Bexar County, Calhoun County, Comal County, De Witt County, Dimmit County, Edwards County, Frio County, Gillespie County, Goliad County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Jackson County, Karnes County, Kendall County, Kerr County, Kinney County, La Salle County, Lavaca County, Maverick County, Medina County, Real County, Uvalde County, Val Verde County, Victoria County, Wilson County, and Zavala County. There is 2 hours of pre-course work that must be completed before the start of class on January 27th. For more information, contract Marcus Kavanaugh at mkavanaugh@sacada.org
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