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Mental Health First Aid

Training is offered at no cost. / La capacitación se ofrece sin costo

Adult Mental Health First Aid

January 27, 8 am - 5 pm

This date will be offered at our Administrive Office NOT the Communtiy Health & Wellness Center-

138 S. Brandon Rd,, Fallbrook 

 

What is Mental Health First Aid? 

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This 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 the appropriate care.

Flyer for Mental Health First Aid

 Training is appropriate for ages 16+. 

 

Who Should Take it

• Community members

• Caring individuals

• Employers

• Police officers

• Hospital staff

• First responders

• Faith leaders

 

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: Expanded content on trauma, addiction and self-care

 

Presented by Mental Health America of San Diego.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Theresa Geracitano, Community Health & Wellness Center Administrator for Fallbrook Regional Health District at 760.731.9187 or tgeracitano@fallbrookhealth.org .