Mental Health First Aid Training in Alexandria

For individuals in Alexandria looking to understand and assist those affected by mental illness, there are training options available.

Page updated on Dec 11, 2019 at 4:33 PM

Get Mental Health First Aid Training in Alexandria

The Department of Community and Human Services offers Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training for laypersons and paraprofessionals. MHFA is an eight-hour training and certification on skills to help persons who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training demonstrates the initial help given to a person showing signs of mental illness or a mental health crisis.  More information about the course is available. Visit the  online registration for class dates. Open until filled. Limit 20 participants per class. Re-certification is available  online, or by taking the full course again.

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Course
    January 21 & 22, 2020
    6 – 10 p.m. 
    Alexandria Police Department Community Room
    3600 Wheeler Ave.