Learn more about helping those who might be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health or suicidal crisis.
For a list of upcoming trainings, click on the flyer below.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
Eight-hour training to help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of various mental health problems; 12 Human Resource Management credits
In this course, you will learn:
- The potential warning signs and risk factors for a range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, eating disorders, substance use, and self-injury
- A 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care
- Resources available to help someone with a mental health problem
Friday, September 25 (Adult)
Tuesday, October 6 (Youth)
Friday, November 13 (Adult)
Friday, December 11 (Youth)
Details posted at www.ofsn.org
Community Workshops on Adverse Childhood Experiences
Lane County Health & Human Services is offering a 45-minute community workshop that provides an overview of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) initiative in Lane County. To schedule a presentation, contact Katharine Gallagher at 541-682-8786 or at [email protected]
Basic information about suicide and how to help. Two hours.
- Common myths and facts about suicide
- Warning signs & risk factors of suicide
- Tips for asking the suicide question
- How to persuade suicidal individuals to get help
- Ways of referring at-risk people to resources
Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 5-7:00 p.m.
Register at: http://qpr10-20-15.eventbrite.com
If you are interested in bringing a QPR training to your worksite, program or organization, please contact Sandy Moses at [email protected] Note: a small fee ($5/person) will be charged to provide a tailored training to your group.
Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences
November 4-6, 2014 | Eugene, OR