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When:
February 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
2020-02-21T08:00:00-08:00
2020-02-21T09:00:00-08:00
Where:
Dignity Health Neighborhood Wellness Center
1550 W. Craig Road
Suite 250, North Las Vegas
NV 89032
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Maren
702-620-7862

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour  training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care.

WHO SHOULD TAKE IT

  • Employers
  • Police Officers
  • Hospital Staff
  • First Responders
  • Faith Leaders
  • Community Members
  • Caring Individuals

WHAT IT COVERS

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental illness
  • Common signs and symptoms of substance use
  • How to interact with a person in crisis
  • How to connect the person with help
  • NEW: How to administer Naloxone in the event of an opioid overdose

This course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:

  • Assess for risk of suicide harm
  • Listen nonjudgmentally
  • Give reassurance and information
  • Encourage appropriate professional help
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies

Call Maren at 702-620-7862 to register!

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