Mental Health First Aid

Brief Description

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.

Duration

Course length is eight hours

Research Support

Evidence-based according to SAMHSA standards.
Evidence for significant impacts:

  • Learning
  • Behavior
  • Results

Costs

  • 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.

Contact Info

Links

URL: https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/