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Adult Mental Health First Aid in Culpeper, VA

What: Adult Mental Health First Aid Course

When: July 22, 2019 from 8:00am-5:00pm

Where: Culpeper Town Police Department at 740 Old Brandy Road, Culpeper, VA 22701

About: Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. In this course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.

For more information & to register, click here.

 

Topics Covered:

–  Depression and mood disorders

–  Anxiety disorders

–  Trauma

–  Psychosis

–  Substance use disorders

 

When you take a course, you learn how to apply the Mental Health First Aid action plan in a variety of situations, including when someone is experiencing:

–  Panic attacks

–  Suicidal thoughts or behaviors

–  Nonsuicidal self-injury

–  Acute psychosis (e.g., hallucinations or delusions)

–  Overdose or withdrawal from alcohol or drug use

–  Reaction to a traumatic event

There is no cost, each participant will receive a training manual, and lunch will be provided. Please contact Kaitlyn Nickson at knickson@rrcsb.org or (540) 321-8795 with any questions.