Mental Health Promotion

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

| August 28, 2016

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Eight-hour training to help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of various mental health prmhfaoblems; 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

Upcoming Trainings:

Adult Mental Health First Aid:  Saturday, May 6, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Mapleton, OR

Details:  May 6th 2017 – AMHFA – Mapleton

Mental Health First Aid for Older Adults, May 26, 8:00am – 5:00pm, Lane Community College, Eugene, OR

Details: Older Adult MHFA flyer 5-26-17

qprQPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) for Suicide Prevention

Basic information about suicide and how to help.  Two hours.

QPR covers:

      • 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

Upcoming Trainings: to be scheduled–check back!

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.

 Other Events/Trainings

Reducing Suicide in Lane County: Identification, Triage and Intervention,

Thursday, May 25, 8:00 am – 12:15 pm, Lane Community College, Eugene

Details: May 25 Suicide Prevention Training Flyer

Other upcoming trainings/events will be posted here once they are scheduled.   

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Category: Meetings/Trainings/Events, Mental Health, Suicide, Trainings, Young Adults - Mental Health

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