Thu, Mar 24



Mental Health First Aid Pt. 2

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Mental Health First Aid Pt. 2

Time & Location

Mar 24, 3:00 PM

Gaylord, 215 S Center Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735, USA

About the Event

Thursday, March 24th, at 3:00pm we will be having a First Aid for Mental Health Class Pt. 2  in the Fellowship Hall of the church. This first aid training for mental health is a two-part live, virtual webinar. Leading the training is Chris White, an international UK government hostage and crisis negotiator and First Aid for Mental Health trainer. This training will teach you how to identify and understand mental health challenges with empathy, and without judgment.

Session 2 – A Deeper Dive Duration: 60 minutes

The second session dives deeper into external influences, stress, vulnerability and ways in which our thoughts, feelings and behaviors are impacted every day. It provides practical methods for how to manage ourselves and others in crisis. Session 2 topics include:

- Personal resilience and staying well - Understanding ways in which we can become unwell - An introduction to depression, substance abuse, anxiety and self-harm— risk factors and First Aid for Mental Health interventions - Suicide and First Aid for Mental Health for suicidal crisis - Connecting with others, active listening and understanding common personal barriers to having an effective conversation.

All are welcome!