Mental Health First Aid is an international training program proven to be effective. Peer-reviewed studies show that individuals trained in the program
- Grow their knowledge of signs, symptoms, and risk factors of mental illnesses and addictions
- Can identify multiple types of professional and self-help resources for individuals with a mental illness or addiction
- Increase their confidence in and likelihood to help an individual in distress
- Show increased wellness themselves
Studies also show that the program reduces the social distance created by negative attitudes and perceptions of individuals with mental illness.
Teen Mental Health First Aid teaches high school students how to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of mental health or substance-use issues in their friends and peers.
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