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Mental Health First Aid

Discover the Power of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Empower yourself with the essential skills to assist individuals grappling with mental health or substance use challenges through Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). Just as CPR equips you to aid someone experiencing a heart attack, MHFA equips you to provide initial support until professional help can be accessed.

Administered by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, MHFA is an evidence-based training program available both virtually and in-person. Through tailored scenarios, activities, and videos, MHFA equips you with the knowledge and skills to recognize and respond to signs of distress.

  • Developing a mental health and/or substance use problem

  • Experiencing a worsening of an existing behavioral health problem

  • Having a behavioral health crisis

MHFA is designed to help individuals in various situations, including those who are:

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Join the growing community of over 3 million individuals nationwide who have benefited from MHFA training. Delivered by numerous certified Instructors, MHFA empowers you to offer essential support to those in need.

Visit today to locate a course near you and become certified in Mental Health First Aid. Take the first step in making a difference in the lives of others.

Defining Mental Health:

Understanding Key Concepts

"Mental Health First Aid"

Mental Health First Aid is a comprehensive training program designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to support individuals who are either developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The course focuses on empowering you to identify, understand, and effectively respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.

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