Upcoming Training: Mental Health First Aid
4 Nights: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5/8, 5/10, 5/15, 5/17
From 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. At Wolcott Senior Center, 211 Nichols Road, Wolcott, CT 06716
This Mental Health First Aid 8-hour certification course is given over 4 evening sessions with time for practice and role-play. Participants will be better able to help individuals and communities understand mental health issues and respond accordingly to those who may be experiencing distress.
Who should take Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training? • Volunteers and the general public • Town social workers • School personnel, nurses, library staff, clergy, and educators • First-responders, fire, police, and corrections officers • Primary care professionals • Employers, human resources professionals, and business leaders. Mental Health First Aid training helps a person who doesn’t have clinical training assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis. Feel free to bring business cards & organizational materials for information sharing & networking, if desired.
Seating is limited to the first 30 registrants Training is being hosted by Citizens Against Substance Abuse (CASA), Wolcott’s Prevention Coalition. To register or get more information, please contact Heidi Zavatone-Veth, CASA Project Director, at HZavatone-Veth@wolcottps.org or 203-879-8164 ext.28.