16. October 2018 - 17:30 till 21:00
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Mental Health First Aid Training | 468 Birdseye St | Tuesday, 16. October 2018

Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognized course that gives the skills needed to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. During this interactive, 8 hour training, you will learn:


The prevalence of mental illness in the U.S.


The potential warning signs of the most common mental health disorders.


A 5 step action plan to assist individuals in crisis.


Resources available to help someone with a mental health problem.


Training Dates/Times: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. at Birdseye Municipal Complex, Room 110, 468 Birdseye Street, Stratford, CT 06615.

Training includes a 3 year MHFA certification (must attend entire 8 hours/ two-days), MHFA manual, handouts, meals and refreshments. Training is free of charge for Town of Stratford and Stratford Board of Education employees. Fee for Stratford residents: $10.00; non-residents: $35.00. Checks are made payable to Stratford Community Services, 468 Birdseye Street, Stratford, CT 06615 and must be received by October 12, 2018.