We offer many free trainings on an ongoing basis, like:
For moms, dads, family members, teachers, clergy, and community members who care about children and teens:
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Learn to recognize and confidently handle a young person’s mental health crisis or need.
For anyone, including human resources personnel, business leaders, family members, and community members:
Adult Mental Health First Aid
You are more likely to encounter someone having a mental health crisis than encounter someone having a heart attack. Earn a professional credential in Mental Health First Aid and learn about how to react and what to do if someone is struggling. Join our e-news list for notification of our next training.
For law enforcement, first responders, and justice advocates:
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training
Learn how to deescalate an encounter with a person experiencing a mental health crisis, and get a personal perspective and insights from people who live with mental illness. Contact Holly Cundiff at [email protected] to arrange your training.
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In 2015, we provided 184 hours of training to 649 people, including moms, dads, grandparents, mental health providers, first responders, and others who care about mental health.
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We can also tailor a presentation or training to fit your needs. Review our Request a Speaker page for more information.