Events

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid


  • July 27, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Who: This training is for Howard County residents who work with youth. When: Friday, July 27th, 2018 9:00am- 5:00pm Where: Potomac Conference Room (rear entrance of Howard County Health Department) 8930 Stanford Blvd Columbia MD 21045 Cost: FREE for Howard County residents and employees. Lunch and materials will be provided. Contact: For questions please email Amanda at Continue Reading

Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Training

Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Training


  • August 2, 2018
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn Suicide Warning Signs Sign up for Question Persuade Refer Training Just as people are trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver to help save thousands of lives each year, people are trained in QPR. Learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis, how to question, persuade and refer someone to help. Continue Reading

9th Annual Suicide Prevention Symposium


  • 9th Annual Suicide Prevention Symposium
    September 14, 2018
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Suicide is a serious and preventable public health issue. Currently suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States taking close to 45,000 lives each year. It affects people of all ages, socioeconomic groups, ethnicities, cultures and religions. Suicide is one of the most preventable types of death and there are services available Continue Reading

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training

Event Phone: 443-538-9909


  • Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training v
    October 25, 2018
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist an adult experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course offered by Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, you will learn risk factors and warning Continue Reading