Mental Health First Aid

USA Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour training to teach you 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.

Why you should become a Mental Health First Aider?

  • Be prepared - Just like you learn CPR, learn how to help someone in a mental health or substance use crisis.
  • Mental illnesses are common - 1 in 5 people will experience one in a given year.
  • You care - Be there for a friend, family member, or colleague. Learn how to start a conversation.
  • You can help - People with mental illnesses often suffer alone. Learn when and how to step in and offer support.

For more information on how to become a participant, class host or class sponsor please call 262-605-6741 or email Narcan.Mental Health First Aid USA is coordinated by the National Council for Behavioral Health, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the Missouri Department of Mental Health — we train and certify instructors to deliver the 8-hour Mental Health First Aid course in your community.