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Mental Health First Aid in Gettysburg
November 1 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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: Pennsylvania Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition
What: Mental Health First Aid
Where: SpiriTrust Lutheran – Village at Gettysburg, Friendship Room, 1075 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
When: November 1, 8:30am – 5pm (lunch provided)