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Pasco County Offers Mental Health First Aid Training

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on June 19, 2022

Virtual session open to all.

Pasco County Offers Mental Health First Aid Training

If you’d like to learn how to help someone who’s dealing with a mental health or substance issue, please join UF/IFAS Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service for a virtual Mental Health First Aid skills-based training course Friday, July 22, 2022.

This program is designed for adults wanting to learn how best to respond to mental health crises in the workplace – and in other areas of your life.

WHAT:          Mental Health First Aid Training

                                    18 and older

WHEN:          Friday, July 22, 2022 | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

                                    * Registration & online pre-course work must be completed by July 20.

WHERE:       Online registration required: bit.ly/3Q4X7fN

Training topics include:

  • Risk factors and warning signs
  • Strategies for helping someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations
  • Where to turn for help

The program is $40 per person and includes all activity materials and instruction.  The course is guided by instructors from the University of Florida and Penn State University.

To learn more about the Mental Health First Aid training, please visit: mentalhealthfirstaid.org.

The Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service assists Pasco County residents by developing and delivering practical, educational programs in environmental horticulture; sustainable agriculture; 4‑H and youth development; and family and consumer sciences.  For more information, including volunteer opportunities, visit our website: bit.ly/2I7gTs5

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