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Mental Health First Aid

We are excited to offer several different tracks for Mental Health First Aid trainings in 2023. Please know that the basic information and techniques are the same in each training, so feel free to take the class on the date that works best for you. 


Adult Mental Health First Aid for Healthcare Workers

Thursday, October 19 | 8a-5p


Veterans & Families Mental Health First Aid

Saturday, November 4 | 8a-5p


 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 .