Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
May 19, 2023
11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST
To register for Mental Health First Aid, please send your name, email address, agency and training date to email@example.com two weeks prior to the date of interest.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) gives you the skills to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use challenge or experiencing a crisis. This session offers a three-year certification.
What Mental Health First Aid Covers
- Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges
- Common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges
- How to interact with a person in crisis
- How to connect a person with help
- Expanded content on trauma, substance use and self-care
The training is divided into 3 parts:
Part 1 – Begins AFTER initial registration has been APPROVED by the instructor. Approved registrants will be emailed instructions on how to create an on-line profile using MHFA Connect and complete a pre-survey/quiz followed by a 2-hour self-paced online course. Registrants MUST complete Part 1 no less than 48 hours (two business days) prior to the scheduled Part 2 session.
Part 2 – Attend a 5.5-hour live instructor led virtual training. Participants are required to be on camera the entire time.
Part 3 – Participants will return to MHFA Connect to complete the post test and evaluation which is required to receive a certificate of participation.
Registration is limited to 15 participants. A minimum of five (5) participants is required for the session to occur.