Mental Health First Aid - Training Coming Soon!


If you are interested in enrolling in the course and earning a certificate in Mental Health First Aid, please contact Dr. Deb Borofka at deb.borofka@reedleycollege.edu


The following information about the program is provided by the Mental Health First Aid official website.


"Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.

  • Depression and mood disorders

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Trauma

  • Psychosis

  • Substance Use disorders

Mental Health First Aid teaches about recovery and resiliency – the belief that individuals experiencing these challenges can and do get better, and use their strengths to stay well."





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