Mental Health First Aid is an interactive, 8-hour certification
course that presents an overview of mental illness and substance use
disorders in the U.S. The training introduces participants to the
risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds
understanding of their impact and overviews common treatments. This
Youth Mental Health First Aid course will focus on how to help 12-18
year olds who are experiencing mental health or addiction
Those who take the 8-hour course to certify as Mental Health First
Aiders will learn a 5-step action plan encompassing the skills,
resources and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with
appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.
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The international program is taught locally by certified instructors from
Memorial Behavioral Health and is designed for the general public.
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A registration fee of $18.95 applies to the training and includes all course
materials and lunch. Questions can be directed to 217-757-2493 or MBHTraining@mhsil.com.
Space is limited.
ALMH is a 25-bed critical access hospital located at 200 Stahlhut Drive in
Lincoln, Illinois and is an affiliate of Memorial Health System. For more
information about ALMH, visit ALMH.org.