Mental Health First Aid Training - Coldwater

Date: August 15, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Branch County MSU Extension, 570 Marshall Rd, Suite c, Coldwater, MI 49036
Contact: Suzanne Pish, pishs@anr.msu.edu, 517-279-4311

Mental health challenges – such as depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use – are common in the United States. In fact, more than one in five American adults will have a mental health problem in any given year. 

Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid is included on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP). For more information on Mental Health First Aid, visit www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org.

Cost: $30.00 which will include book and lunch

Trainer: Suzanne Pish, MA Extension Educator and Abigail Cudney, LBSW

Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Suzanne Pish at 517-279-4311 by Aug. 12, 2018 to make arrangements. Requests received after this date will be fulfilled when possible. 

MSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, or veteran status.

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