Mental Health First Aid Training

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Ends On: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Registration Deadline: Saturday, March 31, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Hope Church
217 S. Liberty

Rushville, IL
Instructor: Kenneth Polky, Executive Director at Human Resources Center of Edgar and Clark Counties, Certified Trainer of Mental Health First Aid
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0

Meets IL Mandates:  Introductory Mental Health Awareness | Procedural Justice | Human Rights

This course will help you assist somenone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis.  You learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.

Topics Covered:

  • Depression and mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Trauma
  • Psychosis
  • Substance Use Disorders

Learn Interventions:

  • Panic attacks
  • Suicidal thoughts or behaviors
  • Nonsuicidal self-injury
  • Acute psychosis (eg. hallucinations or delusions)
  • Overdose or withdrawal from alcohol or drug abuse
  • Reaction to a traumatic event


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