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Mental Health First Aid

I recently became certified as a Mental Health First Aid instructor.

I am looking forward to helping the Lafayette Indiana Community increase awareness of mental health issues and train community members to help those in need.

What is Mental Health First Aid?  According to “Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid USA is managed, operated, and disseminated by three national authorities — the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the Missouri Department of Mental Health.”