Learn First Aid For Mental Health


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The Verona Municipal Alliance Committee (VMAC) is sponsoring a free, virtual mental health first aid training session on Thursday, June 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mental health first aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges.

What mental health first aid covers:

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges
  • Common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges
  • How to interact with a person in crisis
  • How to connect a person with help
  • Expanded content on trauma, substance use and self-care

Who needs to know mental health first aid:

  • Employers
  • Police officers
  • Hospital staff
  • First responders
  • Caring individuals

Register by May 27, 2022 at www.veronalibrary.org/events/mental-health-first-aid/

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