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Tue, Apr 19



Mental Health First Aid

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Time & Location

Apr 19, 2022, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT

Carmel, 3535 E 161st St, Carmel, IN 46033, USA

About the event

Mental Health First Aid - Spring Session 

Health & Wellness

The Westfield Chamber, in partnership with Invest Hamilton County and the other Hamilton County Chambers of Commerce, will be hosting quarterly Mental Health First Aid trainings focused on employers throughout Hamilton County.  Mental Health First Aid teaches you to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out, provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem, and help connect them to appropriate care.  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 How to administer naloxone in the event of an opioid overdose

THE COURSE WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO APPLY THE ALGEE ACTION PLAN: Assess for risk of suicide or harm Listen nonjudgmentally Give reassurance and information Encourage appropriate professional help Encourage self-help and other support strategies

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