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Community Event: Mental Health First Aid Training
November 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation, in partnership with COAD and the Phoenixville Senior Center, is sponsoring a Mental Health First Aid training for senior citizens.
This training is designed for adults who regularly interact with older people. It is a public education program to teach everyday citizens the skills to help an older adult who is struggling with mental health and cognitive concerns. During this training you will:
Learn risk factors, warning signs and the impact of mental health concerns.
Practice the Mental Health First Aid action plan especially for the older adult population.
Learn local resources for mental health and substance use treatment.
Receive a comprehensive, user-friendly 138-page manual & certification.
The training is free and will be held November 6th from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Phoenixville Senior Center. Register by sending an email with your name, cell phone number, and session date to ChescoMHFATrainings@gmail.com by November 1, 2017.
To learn more about Mental Health First Aid click here.