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Posted on: February 14, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Dates for 2019

The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course teaches people to give “first aid” to those individuals experiencing a mental health crisis and/or who are in the early stages of a mental health disorder.

Join us and leave with a five-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care.

MHFA, 2019
(To respond to other adults)
March 8

June 7
September 13
December 6

Youth MHFA, 2019
(To respond to adolescents ages 12-18)
March 22
June 21
August 23
November 15

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center
4135 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor MI
Cost: $20
**Please Note: Registration is Not Final until payment for course has been received.

***Money orders and personal checks made out to
“Washtenaw County CMH” are accepted on site, but pre-paid attendees are given first priority seating

 SCECH Hours are available for the Youth MHFA session only for an additional $10
(money orders and personal checks made out to “WISD” are accepted onsite)

This 8 hour training will help participants learn the signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems, where to get help, and what type of help has been shown to be most effective.

The mental health problems covered include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance use disorders
  • Self-injury

Crisis situations covered include suicidal behaviors, acute reaction after a trauma, panic attack, acute psychotic behavior, and drug overdose.

This training is open to all Case Managers, Peer Support Specialists, Therapists, Physicians and Nurses, Educators and School Administrators, Faith Community members, First Responders, Consumers and their families, and all interested community members.

Licensed social workers who provide a valid license number are eligible for 8 social work CEU hours upon completion.

Registration Information… Seating is limited:

  • To reserve your seat, follow this link to register
  • To ensure your place in class in case of high registration numbers, use this registration pre-payment form.
  • Confirmations arrive about a week before class or sooner.
  • For additional questions, contact:
  • Washtenaw County staff should register using PD Made EZ
  • Washtenaw County CMH staff should register using Relias

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