Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid - Adult Training
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 6/3/2017
Time: 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

252 Route 601
Admin Building Training Center
Belle Mead, NJ 08502


Event Description: Do you or your friends/family/coworkers: -Feel overwhelmed and undertrained when helping clients who struggle with mental health or chemical dependency problems? -Want to know more about mental health issues and how they impact people’s lives? -Want to know what YOU can do to better serve individuals with these problems? -Have a friend or family member struggling with mental health issues? This class is specifically useful for anyone in a “helping” profession. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public key skills to help with all of these concerns and more. Just as CPR training helps a layperson without medical training assist an individual following a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis.  Learning Objectives for the course: -Knowledge of the potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including: depression, anxiety/trauma, psychosis and psychotic disorders, eating disorders, substance use disorders, and self-injury. -A 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to assess the situation, to select and implement appropriate interventions, and to help the individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional care  -An understanding of the prevalence of various mental health disorders in the U.S. and the need for reduced stigma in their communities -Working knowledge of the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help resources available to help someone with a mental health problem treat and manage the problem and achieve recovery. Mental Health First Aid Training (Adult) Class—2 upcoming dates! Time: Saturday, April 8th OR Saturday, June 3rd from 8 am to 5 pm Location: Carrier Clinic—Administrative building training center Cost: $25* per person (includes training, meals and the cost of a manual, a $200 value) Facilitator: Jacqueline Bienenstock, MSN, RN-BC Please Register online at: Questions: Contact Heather Steel at
Carrier Clinic, 252 Route 601, Belle Mead, NJ 08502 Training will be held at the Administration Building Training Center. After entering the campus from the main entrance on 601, take a left at the fork in the road. The Administration Building will be located right in front of you, with three flagpoles out front. Come through the glass doors, and signs will direct you to the training center.

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