Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:
- Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses
- Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved ones
- Connect persons to appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care
All participants receive a 3-year certification in Mental Health First Aid!
For more information, or to sign up for other MHFA courses around the city, please visit: mhfa.cityofnewyork.us or visit bklynlibrary.org/mhfa for the library training calendar.
As part of the City’s Thrive NYC initiative, the NYC Department of Health is offering free MHFA training to all New Yorkers. MHFA is a groundbreaking public education program that teaches the skills needed to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance abuse challenges and crises.