In 2014 there have been 200,000 people trained in Mental Health First Aid. Join the next class being offered in DeKalb County.
August 28, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
DeKalb County Community Outreach Building
2500 N. Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb
Five Seasons Room
Mental Health First Aid equips the public to help persons with mental illness connect to care.
The stigma surrounding mental illness often prevents people from seeking help or even acknowledging that they need help. And if they do want help, they don’t know where to turn.
You will learn
• The prevalence of mental illnesses in the U.S. and the emotional and economic cost.
• The potential warning signs and risk factors for depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, and substance use disorders.
• A 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care.
• Resources available to help someone with a mental health problem.
• CEUs available: CNE, IAODAPCA, LCSW, LMFT, LCPC, CPDU
• $35 per person for training
TO REGISTER or for more information,
please contact Michelle at 815-757-3488 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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