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Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid Training

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) (EST)


The Westfield Chamber, in partnership with Invest Hamilton County, OneZone and Noblesville hosts quarterly Mental Health First Aid trainings focused on employers throughout Hamilton County. Typically, this training costs at least $250-$400 per person, but thanks to support from the Hamilton County Council and Commissioners via the ARPA Committee, this training only costs $20 per person throughout 2022 and 2023. Trainings are conducted by Mental Health America of Indiana.   WHY MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care.   WHAT IT COVERS Common signs and symptoms of mental illness Common signs and symptoms of substance use How to interact with a person in crisis How to connect the person with help How to administer naloxone in the event of an opioid overdose   THE COURSE WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO APPLY THE ALGEE ACTION PLAN: Assess for risk of suicide or harm Listen nonjudgmentally Give reassurance and information Encourage appropriate professional help Encourage self-help and other support strategies.

Hamilton County Community Foundation
11810 Technology Drive
Fishers, IN 46038 United States
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Drew Lacey
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Tuesday, December 12, 2023 (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) (EST)
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