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Mental Health First Aid


Mental Heath First Aid is an interactive, 8-hour certification course that presents an overview of mental illness and substance use disorders in the U.S., introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact and overviews common treatments.

Those who take the 8-hour course to certify as Mental Health First Aiders learn a 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

To register, visit www.memorialbehavioralhealth.org/Professionals/Mental-Health-First-Aid. There is an $16.95 fee to provide the training manuals. Credit card payments only.

Up to 8 CEUs are available for individuals completing a Mental Health First Aid training. The following professionals are eligible for CEUs:
• Social workers
• Counselors
• RNs
• Physical therapists
• Speech therapists
• Dieticians
• Occupational therapists
• Respiratory therapists
PLEASE NOTE THAT NOT EVERY LICENSURE RESULTS IN 8 CEUS. If you have questions about your eligibility, email mentalheatlhfirstaid@mhsil.com.