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Mental Health First Aid – Adults in Allentown

April 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$40.00

Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid is offered in the form of an 8 hour course that presents an overview of mental illness and substance use disorders in the U.S. and introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. Those who take the 8-hour course 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.

Who: PA Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition

When: April 19, 9am – 5pm

Where: Lehigh County Government Center, 17 South 7th Street, Allentown, PA 18101

Contact:  anne@olderpa.org

Registration: http://www.olderpa.org/event-2472854

Details

Date:
April 19
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$40.00

Organizer

Pennsylvania Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition
Phone:
717-857-3163
Email:
anne@olderpa.org
Website:
http://www.olderpa.org