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Mental Health First Aid
Skills for community members to recognize signs of mental health crisis and understand appropriate steps.
- Date: 02/28/2020 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
- Introduction: Co-hosted by the Island County Human Services Department, successful participants receive a certificate valid for 3 years.
Mental Health First Aid is the initial help offered to a person developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate treatment and support are received or until the crisis resolves.This course teaches a 5-step action plan to help people understand and take appropriate steps when a colleague, friend, or family member may show signs of a mental health problem.
The class will take place in Coupeville at the Whidbey Health Education Center. Register online, or call (360) 383-3196 for more information.
Class size is limited to 30 participants.