Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Event Phone: 443-538-9909

  • April 5, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 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 someone 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 signs for mental health and addiction concerns, as well as strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Read more at

When: Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 8:30AM-4:30PM

Where: Howard County Public Safety Training Facility, 2200 Scott Wheeler Dr Marriottsville, MD 21104 (classroom D)

Who:  Mental Health First Aid is intended for all people and organizations that make up the fabric of a community. The course is presented to chambers of commerce, professional associations, hospitals, nursing homes, rotary clubs, parent organizations, social clubs, and other groups. Professionals who regularly interact with a lot of people (such as police officers, human resource directors, and primary care workers), school and college leadership, faith communities, friends and family of individuals with mental illness or addiction, or anyone interested in learning more about mental illness and addiction should get trained. *Must be over the age of 18*

Fee: $69.00 which includes lunch, materials and social worker CEUs.

Contact: For more information or questions please contact Amanda at or 443-538-9909