Certification course to providing education to equip individuals to recognize and respond to mental health crises. The goal of Mental Health First Aid is to keep people safe until professional intervention can occur. Opioid response supplement with information on signs and symptoms of overdose; participants learn to administer Naloxone.
Course length is eight hours
Evidence-based according to SAMHSA standards.
Evidence for significant impacts:
- To become a trainer: $2,000 for one-week (40-hour) training; travel/lodging not included
- Certification course: Varies; Typically ranges from $25-$100 per person
- Handbooks are $25 each.