Mental Health First Aid (Adult Curriculum)


American Red Cross Chapter
2221 Chestnut Street (23rd & Chestnut St.)
4th Floor Board Room
Philadelphia, PA 19103

21 March 2017, 08:30am – 05:00pm


Adult Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches community members how to assist an adult who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. MHFA teaches participants how to identify, understand, and respond to signs and symptoms of mental illnesses and substance use challenges. Upon completion of the training, participants receive a comprehensive Mental Health First Aid manual along with a three (3) year national MHFA certification.

The Adult Mental Health First Aid course is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addiction.

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