Please join Alliance Behavioral Healthcare, WakeMed and Wake County PTA Council for a FREE Mental Health First Aid Course on Septemeber 8th from 8 am to 5 pm. Tickets are limited to reserve your spot today.
Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports. This 8-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses, like anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder, eating disorders and schizophrenia. Specific courses are taught for those who work with Adults and those who work with Youth.