Friday, October 23, 2020

Mental Health First Aid Presentation


Sometimes, first aid isn’t a bandage, or CPR, or the Heimlich, or calling 911. Sometimes, first aid is YOU! Someone you know could be experiencing a mental illness or crisis. You can help them.

With one in four people experiencing a mental health issue, you are more likely to encounter someone-fellow worshiper, friend, family member, coworker, neighbor, or community member—in an emotional or mental crisis, than someone having a heart attack.

Come earn the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) five-step action plan, which offers initial help to people struggling with a mental illness and promotes more positive outcomes in crisis situations.

Sometimes, the best first aid is you!

Equip yourself with information. Save a life. Strengthen your community. Take the first step in becoming certified in MHFA.

Learn more about MHFA on Thursday, April 26th from 9 AM-11:30 AM at the Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier Boulevard, Marco Island.

A program of David Lawrence Center’s faith based initiative, Mindful Compassion. MentalHealthFirstAid.org.

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