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The Kingsley Association

Mental Health First Aid Training

 

This FREE training will be held on two consecutive Saturdays:

Day 1 August 9, 2014
Day 2 August 16, 2014
12:00pm – 4:00pm
At The Kingsley Center

Community members must fully commit to the two days for the entire training time.

Mental Health First Aid teaches community members a five-step action plan, ALGEE, to support someone developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis:

Assess for risk of suicide or harm, Listen non-judgmentally, Give reassurance and information, Encourage appropriate professional help, Encourage self-help and other support strategies.

Like CPR, Mental Health First Aid prepares community members to interact with a person in crisis and connect the person with help.

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