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Mental Health First Aid For Public Safety

Title:

Mental Health First Aid For Public Safety

Certification Type:

No Show Fee:

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Vendor Fee:

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POST HRS:

8

Course Fee:

$0

Out of State Fee:

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Website:

IMPORTANT

Courses may be modified due to COVID-19 Restrictions

Course Summary

Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety teaches you how to identify, understand and

respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This training gives you the

skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing

a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

It focuses on the unique experiences and needs of public safety personnel and is a valuable

resource that can make a difference in their lives, their coworkers’ and families’ lives, and

the communities they serve.

Course Requirements

Special Instructions

WHAT IT COVERS:

  • Defusing crises.
  • Promoting mental health literacy.
  • Combating stigma of mental illness.
  • Enabling early intervention through recognition of signs and symptoms.
  • Connecting people to care.

WHO SHOULD TAKE IT

 

  • Law enforcement
  • Corrections officers
  • Other first responders
  • 911 dispatch staff

Equipment List

Available Courses Listed Below

Course Title
Start Date
End Date
Application Deadline
Confirmation Deadline
Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety
Sep 7, 2022
Sep 7, 2022
Aug 26, 2022
Aug 26, 2022