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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Mental Health First Aid Course

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Adult MHFA Sessions - 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.  The course also teaches a 5-step action plan for how to offer and provide initial help and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary.

Youth MHFA Sessions - Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. 

These trainings are being offered at no charge to you by the generosity of the following entities:

     --Bucks County Suicide Prevention Taskforce 

     --Bucks County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Programs

     --Lenape Valley Foundation

Click here for MHFA Registration