2016 Events

Event Information:

  • Mon
    03
    Oct
    2016
    Tue
    04
    Oct
    2016

    Mental Health First Aid

    9:00 amMental Health Association of Nassau County, 16 Main Street, Hempstead, NY 11550

    Sponsor: Mental Health Association of Nassau County  www.mhanc.org
    Contact: Rachel Priest, Community Health Educator
    Info: 516-489-2322 x1251 | rpriest@mhanc.org
    Click here to register. (Registration required)
    Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8-hour course over two days, 9:00am - 1:00pm, and you must attend both days.  MHFA gives people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. It builds mental health literacy, helping the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness. This adult MHFA course is for anyone who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions.