Mental Health First Aid & Youth Mental Health First Aid

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UPCOMING COURSES:

Mental Health First Aid

     
  • (Two 4-hour sessions) 
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 & 
    Friday, September 19, 2014.
    1:00 PM to 5:00 PM each day.
    Cost: $45 per person.
    Registration is required.
    Held at MHA Community Building,
    914 South Street, Lafayette 
  • Register - Please scroll down to view registration information.
  • (One 8-hour session)  
    Thursday, November 6, 2014. 
    8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. 
    Cost: $50 per person and includes lunch. Registration is required.
    Held at MHA Community Building,
    914 South Street, Lafayette 
  • (One 8-hour session)  
    Saturday, February 14, 2014. 
    8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. 
    Cost: $50 per person and includes lunch. Registration is required.
    Held at MHA Community Building,
    914 South Street, Lafayette 

For more information please call 765-742-1800 or
email athayer@mhalafayette.org

Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • YMHFA classes are being held at the Wabash Valley Education Center
    3061 Benton St. West Lafayette, IN
  • (One 8-hour session) 
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Courses may also be provided onsite at your place of business. We welcome 15 to 25 participants per class. For more information please call 765-742-1800 or
email athayer@mhalafayette.org.

To register for a MHFA course via mail, please print REGISTRATION FORM and send completed form and check to Mental Health America, 914 South Street, Lafayette IN 47901.

To register for a MHFA course online complete the following information and in the “Comments” box, please write:

  • Name(s) of participant(s) for whom you are paying
  • The date of the course you are wanting to take.

A 48-hour cancellation notice is required for a registration refund.

 

Mental Health First Aid:

An 8-hour interactive training course for adults.
The course:

  • Presents an overview of mental illness and substance use disorders
  • Introduces the risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems
  • Builds understanding of the impact of mental illnesses
  • Teaches a five-step action plan to help an individual in crisis

Participants who successfully complete the 8-hour program will become a certified “Mental Health First Aider.”

Youth Mental Health First Aid:

An 8-hour training course for adults who work with youth.
The course:

  • Presents the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents
  • Builds understanding of the importance of early intervention
  • Teaches adults how to help a youth in crisis or a youth who is experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge.
  • Teaches a five-step action plan to assist an adolescent in crisis or an adolescent that is exhibiting the sign and symptoms of mental illness

Participants who successfully complete the 8-hour training will become a certified "Youth Mental Health First Aider."

 

    Mission

    Achieving better mental health in Tippecanoe County




    Vision

    A just, humane, and healthy community in which all people are accorded respect, dignity, and the opportunity to achieve their full potential free from stigma and prejudice.

  • Mental Health America of Tippecanoe County

  • 914 South Street
    Lafayette, IN 47901
    Phone 765.742.1800
    Fax 765.742.2085

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  • Mental Health America of
    Tippecanoe County is a United Way
    Partner Agency

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