Individuals will learn how to identify, understand and respond to those who may be experiencing a mental health related problem or crisis. You will learn what to do, what to say, and how to offer support and resources with confidence. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course offered by trained facilitators and is listed in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices. For details, you may visit their site online.
Registration is available online.
Cost: $50 per person
Dates and Locations:
Altoona, Polk County Extension Office - Friday March 29, 2019 (8am-5pm)
Atlantic, Cass County Extension Office – Thursday April 25, 2019 (8am-5pm)
Iowa City, Johnson County Extension Office – Thursday May 23, 2019 (8am-5pm)
Storm Lake, Buena Vista County Extension Office – Thursday September 26, 2019 (8am-5pm)
Waterloo, Black Hawk County Extension Office – Thursday November 7, 2019 (8am-5pm)