Peak Wellness Center is excited to offer Mental Health First Aid training later this month.

This 8-hour training teaches you how to respond to mental health crises.

Topics covered include:

Depression and mood disorders
Anxiety disorders
Trauma
Psychosis
Substance Use disorders

Interventions learned include:

Panic attacks
Suicidal thoughts or behaviors
Nonsuicidal self-injury
Acute psychosis (e.g., hallucinations or delusions)
Overdose or withdrawal from alcohol or drug use
Reaction to a traumatic event

The course is free for all participants and is open to the public. All costs associated with the training are covered thanks to the Blue Cross Blue Shield Caring Foundation.

Please see the flyer below for more information. Register for the Aug. 24 training by emailing aimee.foster@peakwellnesscenter.org. Space is limited!