Mental Health First Aid Certification - Earn this National Certification!
4 Reasons to Become Mental Health First 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: Two Course Options this Semester:
Option One: Friday, March 7 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM AND Saturday, March 8 from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Eight (8) Hours Total – Must Attend All 8 Hours for Certification)
Option Two: 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)
PARTICIPANTS MUST ATTEND ALL DATES AND TIMES – COURSE TOTALS 8 HOURS OF TRAINING
COST: $20 Fully Refundable Course Deposit Due to CADEC PRIOR to first Course Date – 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 Refundable Deposit