Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. The 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.
The National Service Mental Health First Aid Initiative is FREE to national service members and staff. This initiative is supported by the Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Kansas and Missouri State Office. The goal is to provide MHFA training to 150 national service members and staff by March 2019.
MHFA Training Information• Registration is free to national service members and staff.• There are 30 spots available per training.• There are two Youth MHFA course available, one in Derby (10/19) & one in Lawrence (2/21).• Participants will receive a certificate which is valid for 3 years. • Lunch will be provided.• Training dates/locations are listed below.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019 (ADULT) -- MISSION 8:00am – 4:30pmJohnson County Mental Health- Mission Office, Room 500 6000 Lamar, Suite 130, Mission, KS 66202
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2019 (YOUTH) -- LAWRENCE8:30am - 5pmCollege and Career Center 2910 Haskell Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66046