Camarillo Mental Health First Aid Course — December 12th and 13th

Event Details


1 in 5 people have a mental illness or addiction: So, what can I do?

Learn Mental Health First Aid! It is a two part, 8 hour certified training to help someone developing a mental health problem or at risk of suicide or harm. This innovative program offers concrete tools and answers key questions like “What can I do if someone is in crisis?” “How do I approach someone in distress?” “What do I say?” “How can I help?” “Where can someone find help?”

You will learn:

  • About common mental health and substance use disorders
  • Warning signs and symptoms of mental health problems
  • Potential risk factors
  • Local resources and supports
  • A five step action plan:
    • Assess for risk of suicide or harm
    • Listen Non-judgmentally
    • Give reassurance and information
    • Encourage appropriate professional help
    • Encourage self-help and other support strategies

To register please email Mary Ellen Collins, Certified Trainer: [email protected] or call (805) 657-4408


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