MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (ADULT)
Mental Health First Aid for Adults teaches people how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions.
Why Mental Health Matters for Adults
1 in 5
One in five American adults experiences a mental health disorder in a single year.
Almost half of all American adults will experience a mental illness during the course of their lifetime.
More than 20 million Americans ages 12 and older will face an addiction.
How Mental Health First Aid for Adults Can Help
Addresses common mental health concerns encountered by adults.
Teaches strategies for family members, friends and peers to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health or substance use challenges and offer support.
Offers self-help strategies for staying mentally well.
Download the Mental Health First AID one-pager
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS
Senior Prevention Specialist
Nikki Nichols, MSW, LSW, CTP
Prevention Program Coordinator
Adult Treatment Therapist