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 Feb 17, 2017 at 10:41 AM

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.

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