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POSTPONED: Youth or Adult Mental Health First Aid Certification
Saturday, April 25, 2020, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
Category: Events

This event has been postponed.  A new date will be announced as soon as available.
Youth or Adult Mental Health First Aid Certification
April 25, 2020   8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  8 CEUs
Grandview Hospital, Dayton OH  (Riek Community Room & Classroom 2)

Presented By:
Beth Adkins LSW, Director for Prevention and Education; Tri-County Board of Recovery & Mental Health Services, Troy OH
Charlene Bohlender COTA/L, certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor, Free the Mind/Anchor the Soul Inc Board Member
Jordan Phillips Master of Public Health, Kent State University; Registered Sanitarian, ODH 

$150  OOTA MEMBERS    $250 Non-Members    $100 Students 
Lunch and book provided.  No refunds 
About Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based program shown to:  Grow knowledge of signs, symptoms and risk factors of mental illnesses and addictions  Can identify multiple types of professional and self-help resources for individuals with a mental illness or addiction  Increase confidence when encountering an individual in distress  Increased likelihood of helping an individual in distress  Show increased mental wellness. Better awareness of signs and symptoms of mental illness increase the likelihood that individuals will seek professional help early. Untreated mental illness is a leading cause of visits to primary care physicians and emergency rooms, missed work and school, and exacerbates chronic conditions such as alcoholism, smoking, obesity, risky behaviors and suicide. Early intervention can improve the overall health of individuals and communities.


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