Our OSHA-compliant certification courses are updated to reflect the most recent changes made to safety standards. Whether you want a certification in as little as two hours with our online training or a more robust, customizable option like you get with our DIY training kits or on-site training, we can help you get the training you want in the way you want it and at a price you can afford.
About a quarter of homeless people in a shelter lives with a serious mental health illness.
African and Hispanic Americans use only half of what Caucasian Americans use for mental health services.
2.4 million people in the U.S. live with schizophrenia. (Source: NAMI).
As a mental health first aider, you identify, understand, and respond to people displaying signs of mental illness and addiction.
Anyone can be a mental health first aider with the proper training. With our training course, you will be taught the skills you need to identify and respond to people who are in need of help.
To become mental health first aid certified, you need to complete classroom instruction and a practical evaluation. Following classroom instruction, you will take a written exam. You will need to pass both the written and practical exams before getting certified.
In a mental first aid course, you will learn about what causes mental illness along with accompanying signs and symptoms. You will also learn what actions you should take in a mental health emergency. Finally, you get to put your knowledge to the test in discussing how to respond to real mental health emergencies.