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Mental Health First Aid Trainings

TEARS is offering Adult Mental Health First Aid and Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) classes through May 2020. These 8-hour classes are to mental health what CPR is to physical health – learning to recognize the symptoms and how to be connectors for help. All classes are $20/person.

The classes will be held:

February 2020

  • 2/21: 5-9 PM, 2/22: 8 AM-12 PM at Altru Hospital Meeting Room A, Youth MHFA
  • 2/22: 8 AM-5 PM at  Altru Professional Center, Adult MHFA

March 2020

  • 3/20: 5-9 PM, 3/21: 8 AM-12 PM at Altru Professional Center, Youth MHFA
  • 3/21: 8 AM-5 PM at  Altru Hospital Meeting Room A, Adult MHFA
  • 3/27: 5-9 PM, 3/28: 8 AM-12 PM at Red River High School, Youth MHFA

April 2020

  • 4/3: 5-9 PM, 4/4: 8 AM- 12 PM at TBD, Youth MHFA
  • 4/10: 5-9 PM, 4/11: 8 AM-12 PM at Red River High School  Youth MHFA
  • 4/18: 8 AM-5 PM at TBD, Youth MHFA
  • 4/25: 8 AM-5 PM at TBD, Adult MHFA

May 2020

  • 5/15: 5-9 PM, 5/16: 8 AM-12 PM at TBD, Youth MHFA
  • 5/23: 8 AM-5 PM at TBD, Youth MHFA
  • 5/23: 8 AM- 5 PM at TBD, Adult MHFA

Participants must be 18 years of age or older and must go to both session dates. If you register for a class with two class dates back-to-back, you must attend both 4-hour dates to receive a certificate. You can register for classes by searching Mental Health First Aid on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/ or looking under Events on the TEARSGF Facebook page.

Please contact Moriah Opp (mopp@altru.org) with any questions.