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Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour course that teaches participants how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training give you the tools you need to reach out and provide initial help to someone who may be experiencing a behavioral health issue or is in crisis. Kaman offers Mental Health First Aid training on a periodic basis. If you are interested in attending a session, submit a request below.

Topics Covered

  • Depression and mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Trauma
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use disorders

Action Plan

  • Assess for suicide or harm risk
  • Listen non-judgmentally
  • Give assurance and information
  • Encourage professional help
  • Encourage self-help

Interventions for

  • Panic attacks
  • Suicidal thoughts or behaviors
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Acute psychosis
  • Overdose or withdrawal
  • Reaction to traumatic events

Request to Attend Mental Health First Aid Training

Please enter your information in the fields below if you are interested in attending a Mental Health First Aid training session. Once you submit the form, your name will be added to our waiting list.