Mental Health First Aid Certification Training - A Few Spaces Left in April!

4 Reasons to Become Mental Health First Aid Certified

Be prepared   -  When a mental health crisis happens, know what to do                                          


You can help  –  People with mental illness and substance abuse often suffer alone


You care  -  Be there for a friend, family member or colleague


Mental illnesses are common  -  1 in 5 adults in any given year                                                                                           

Chances are you know someone experiencing a substance use or mental health disorder. You can help them. The groundbreaking evidence-based public education program Mental Health First Aid teaches you about common warning signs and risk factors for mental health and substance use problems and provides a five step action plan and resources for helping someone in crisis.   The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center, UMatter, the Counseling and Wellness Center and Student Health Services are thrilled to offer this evidence-based Certification Training to all students, staff and faculty through funding from the California Mental Health Services Act and support from the CSU Chancellor's Office.

WHAT:  Mental Health First Aid Certification Training 

WHEN: Tuesday, April 8 AND Thursday, April 10 – Both days from 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM (w/Dinner Break – Dinner NOT included) (Must Attend All 8 Hours for Certification)


COST$20 CASH Fully Refundable Course Deposit Due to CADEC PRIOR to first Course Date – CASH ONLY Deposit Returned Upon Course Completion/Certification

TO REGISTER: Come by the Campus Alcohol & Drug Education Center (CADEC) in Student Services Center, Room 180 and pay your $20 CASH Refundable Deposit

Course is facilitated by Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructors who are also full-time, CSU Chico professional staff members within CADEC & Counseling/Wellness

Questions:  Call CADEC 530.898.6450 or or