Mental Health First Aid Class

Saturday, October 2, 2021

The Texas Behavioral Authority is offering free Mental Health First Aid training online to lay and clergy leaders across the North Texas Conference. Participants learn:

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental illness in age groups, including
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Eating disorders
    • Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD)
  • Common signs and symptoms of substance use
  • How to interact with a child or adolescent in crisis
  • How to connect the person with help
  • Expanded content on trauma, addiction and self-care and the impact of social media and bullying

An Adult class is Saturday, Oct. 2, and a class for those working with youth 18 and under will be offered Saturday, Nov. 6.

Participants need to a complete a 2-hour, self-paced online class and then participate in a 5.5-hour, Instructor-led videoconference.

If you would like to register or would like other time options, please email Rev. Andrew Fiser.

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