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EXPERIENCE

Sat, Jun 01

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Mt. Zion Church of Ontario

Mental Health | First Aid Training |

Mental Health First Aid Training program, a vital initiative aimed at equipping individuals with the skills and knowledge to provide initial support to those experiencing mental health challenges.

Mental Health | First Aid Training |
Mental Health | First Aid Training |

Time & Location

Jun 01, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Mt. Zion Church of Ontario, 224 W California St, Ontario, CA 91762, USA

About the Event

In today's world, mental health is just as important as physical health. Yet, many of us may feel ill-prepared when faced with a friend, family member, colleague, or even a stranger in need of mental health support. That's where Mental Health First Aid Training comes in.

Our comprehensive training program covers essential topics, including:

  1. Understanding Mental Health: Gain insight into common mental health disorders, their signs, symptoms, and prevalence in our communities.
  2. Providing Initial Support: Learn how to offer immediate assistance to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis or emotional distress, including how to initiate a conversation and provide reassurance.
  3. Connecting to Resources: Discover local mental health resources, services, and professionals available to provide ongoing support and treatment.
  4. Reducing Stigma: Explore strategies for promoting a supportive and stigma-free environment, fostering empathy, and encouraging open dialogue about mental health.
  5. Self-Care for Helpers: Understand the importance of self-care and boundary setting when providing support to others, and learn practical techniques to maintain your own well-being.

Our Mental Health First Aid Training is suitable for individuals from all walks of life, including teachers, healthcare professionals, HR personnel, community leaders, and concerned citizens. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of those struggling with mental health challenges.

Join us in taking a proactive step towards creating a more mentally healthy and supportive community. Together, we can break down barriers, destigmatize mental illness, and ensure that everyone has access to the support they need. 

 

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