Two Types of Trainings Are Available: Helping Youth and Helping Adults
About Adult Mental Health First Aid. The Adult Mental Health First Aid course is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions.
Upcoming Adult MHFA training dates:
Mental Health First Aid for Adults:
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
The class runs from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with a 30 minute break.
The cost of the class is $35 payable via check/money order the day of the class.
About Youth Mental Health First Aid. YouthMental Health First Aid is designed for anyone 18 years and older who regularly interacts with young people. Most of the YMHFA trainings under the grant will be offered directly to organizations that focus on work with youth. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders. Scheduling for upcoming trainings is currently in process
Upcoming Youth MHFA training dates:
April 14, 2020 – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
June 25, 2020 – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
September 23, 2020 – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
October 29, 2020 – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
December 16, 2020 – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Training is free of charge and lunch is provided. Address: 3310 Eagle Park Dr., Grand Rapids, MI 49525