Mental Health First Aid

“Take the fear and hesitation out of the conversations about mental health and substance misuse.”

Mental Health First Aid Training is a 8-hour course funded by a Randolph County 708 Board Grant that is open to the public. It gives people the tools to identify when someone may be struggling with a mental health or substance misuse problem. It connects them with appropriate support and resources.

MHFA includes training for families, healthcare providers and individuals with mental illnesses. Become a certified Mental Health First Aider alongside more than 550,000 others. Contact Kendra at (618) 282-6233 to schedule a training!

Proven Effectiveness

Studies show the MHFA program reduces social distance created by negative attitudes and perceptions of individuals with mental illness.
Grow your knowledge of signs, symptoms and risk factors of mental illnesses and addictions.
Identify multiple types of professional and self-help resources for individuals with a mental illness or addiction.
Increase your confidence in and likelihood to help an individual in distress.
Show increased mental wellness themselves.