What: Mental Health First Aid Training helps you recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance abuse. You will learn how to listen without judgment, respond to, and help someone in distress until they can get the professional care they may need.
Why: At least 1 in 5 New York City Adults is likely to experience a mental health disorder in any given year. In order to build a more supportive and inclusive community it’s important to know how to respond in a crisis.
How: The City of New York, through the Thrive NYC Initiative, provides no cost Mental Health First Aid training to anyone in the City.
Details: Public trainings are held regularly across New York City, even on weekends. The CPR-style training course lasts 8 hours.
Register at: https://newutrechtlibrary.timetap.com