The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) New Jersey Chapter is providing this workshop through funds raised by the Verona Park/West Essex Out of Darkness Walk. You may know CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver; you can call 911. But can you administer first aid in a mental health crisis? Learn how on Saturday, June 8 from 8:30am to 5:30pm. [click here or on logo for complete details.]
A light Breakfast (at 8am) & Lunch provided by The Fruited Plain Caterers Parsippany. To register contact Rosemary Gabbe at (973) 865-8054 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Class size is limited to 30 - register early! This workshop is co-sponsored by Church of the Holy Spirit Verona.
Mental Health First Aid teaches:
- Risk factors & warning signs of mental health concerns.
- Information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, and substance use.
- A 5-step action plan to help someone developing a mental health concern or in crisis.
- Available evidence-based professional, peer, and self-help resources.