Mental Health First Aid Training
West Texas Centers provides training opportunities to help community members gain knowledge and understanding about mental illness, while learning how to prevent, intervene and respond appropriately when a person is experiencing a mental health crisis.
Mental Health First Aid teaches you:
• Signs of addictions and mental illnesses
• 5 – step action plan to assess a situation and help
• Impact of mental and substance use disorders
• Local resources and where to turn for help.
Reasons to Become a Mental Health First Aider
• Be prepared - When a mental health crisis happens, know what to do
• You can help - People with mental illnesses often suffer alone
• Mental illnesses are common - 1 in 5 adults in any given year
• You care - Be there for a friend, family member, or colleague
If you or your organizations are interested in Adult Mental Health First Aid or Youth Mental Health First Aid training, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
We have the following courses for Youth Mental Health First Aid open for enrollment at Howard College
Up-Coming Youth Mental Health First Aid for 2017
Howard College, Big Spring
Adult- 8 AM to 5 PM with 1 hour lunch break
Youth- 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM with 1 hour lunch break
To enroll for course please contact:
Courtney Burgans, Workforce Training Assistant-Howard College
1001 Birdwell Ln.
Big Spring, TX 79720
Fax- 432- 264-5131