Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour certification training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Materials included, minimum ten (10) participants required. CEUs offered. Adult and Youth modules are also available VIRTUALLY.
Mental Health First Aid© for Teens (NEW!)
Mental Health First Aid© for Adults
Mental Health First Aid© for Older Adults
Mental Health First Aid© for Youth
Mental Health First Aid© for Veterans
Mental Health First Aid© for Rural Communities
Mental Health First Aid© for Higher Education
Mental Health First Aid© for Law Enforcement, Corrections & Public Safety*
Mental Health First Aid© for EMS and Firefighters
Mental Health First Aid© for Opioid Response
More information at: www.MentalHealthFirstAid.org
WRAP® is a tool that can aid an individual’s underpinning principles supporting recovery. Learn to monitoring wellness, times of being less well and times when experiences are uncomfortable and distressing. Also includes details of how an individual would like others to support them. Trained WRAP® Facilitators present two full 8-hour days of classroom time, minimum 10 participants required. Also available VIRTUALLY. CEUs offered. copelandcenter.com/wellness-recovery-action-plan-wrap
QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer - the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. QPR is listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP). The QPR Gatekeeper course is taught in a clear, concise format and takes approximately one hour to complete. Materials included, CEUs offered. Also available virtually. More information at: QPRinstitute.com/about-QPR
Course and program costs may be subsidized through Grants, scholarships, employers or insurance.
*The Heart and Mind Connection is a continuing education sponsor as approved by the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. The course Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety 8-Hour Certification Class, Course Number 10530-0001, has been approved by the POST Board for continuing education credit. Peace officers who successfully complete this course will receive 8 hours of continuing education. The sponsor of this course has a written policy for the investigation and resolution of allegations of classroom discrimination. This policy applies to all faculty, instructors, administrative staff, and students. A copy of the policy may be obtained from the sponsor by contacting: email@example.com.
The Heart and Mind Connection is Minnesota's only Peer-run and veteran-led mental health and substance use recovery, advocacy and awareness 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to develop connection, foster purpose and empower ourselves and others struggling with hope, through education, suicide prevention programming and legislative activism.
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The Steve Rummler HOPE Network (SRHN) is partnering with The Heart and Mind Connection (HAMC) to help improve community access to the life-saving overdose reversal medication, naloxone. As part of the initiative, HAMC will establish a Naloxone Access Point, or NAP, and will maintain and stock naloxone kits and act as a pickup point for individuals across Anoka County. In early 2021, they will also begin providing community overdose prevention training to groups and individuals. For more info, call Chris Shaw at 612-351-2080.