Mental Health First Aid Training!
Open to everyone. Please share the information about this FREE training with anyone you think may be interested.
Why should you or someone you know take the Mental Health First Aid training?
Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The 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 connect them to appropriate care.
Who should take the course?
EVERYONE! Community Members; First Responders; Faith Leaders; Coaches; Caregivers; Health Care Professionals; Teachers; anyone 18 years of age or older.
What does this course cover?
Common signs and symptoms of mental illness & substance use; How to interact with a person in crisis; How to connect a person with help. NEW: How to administer naloxone in the event of an opioid overdoes.
Thursday, September 19, 2019 OR Monday, September 30, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
North Pine County Government Center
1602 Hwy23, Sandstone, MN 55072
FREE Training | 8 CEU’s Offered | Light lunch and refreshments provided.
Click on the following link to pre-Register by Monday, September 16th https://umn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0Gv0fVvspP1ChjT
Sponsored by the Northern MN Suicide Prevention and Crisis Text Line, Pine County Public Health, University of MN Extension and University of MN School of Pharmacy.
There is no cost to attend and all materials are provided.
Please feel free to share this information with anyone you think may be interested. Courses are not limited to those who live or work in Pine County; however each class is limited to 25 participants.
Registration is free and can be completed online with the link in the attached flyer.
For HELP in EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA
In a life threatening situation or medical emergency, call your doctor or 911.
CRISIS phone line:
Call 800 523-3333 or text the word “MN” to 741741
Just need to talk to someone?
Wellness in the Woods 5:pm – 9:am Daily 844-739-6369
Minnesota NAMI Warmline 4:pm – 8:pm Thur – Sun 888-334-7754
Mental Health Advocacy Minnesota Warmline 5:pm-10:pm Mon – Sat 877-404-3190
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