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Wheeler to Offer Mental Health First Aid Training

Wheeler Clinic

Wheeler’s Connecticut Center for Prevention, Wellness and Recovery will offer a free Mental Health First Aid Training on May 17 and 18 at Wheeler Clinic/Plainville Business Center, 74 East Street, Third Floor Training Center, in Plainville, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The training, open to the public, is made possible with support from Wheeler’s Project AWARE grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and is offered as part of National Prevention Week, #ctpreventionweek.

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Included on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices, studies show that training in Mental Health First Aid builds confidence in helping an individual experiencing a mental health challenge, reduces negative or distancing attitudes towards individuals with mental illnesses, and increases mental health literacy – being able to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

Registration and attendance on both days are required. To register, visit https://www.ctclearinghouse.org/registration.

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