Know the Signs. Learn the Actions. Be a Lifeline.
Philadelphia is one of the first in the U.S. to implement MHFA on a large scale.
Research shows that MHFA leads to:
- Greater recognition of behavioral health challenges
- Increased confidence in one’s ability to help
- Increased amount of help provided
- Decreased stigmatizing attitudes while promoting inclusion
Our Certification Programs:
This is a general public training for adults focused on helping other adults. (Hospitals and health centers, employers, faith communities, schools/universities, nursing home staff, individuals who have experienced behavioral health challenges, family members, service providers and support staff, neighborhood organizations, concerned citizens, etc.).
For adults who work or interact with youth: parents, teachers, recreation centers, etc.
Public Safety Certification
This training is for adults who work in Law Enforcement and Public Safety (law enforcement officers, private security, probation and parole, fire/EMS, corrections, dispatchers, courts, legal, town watch, etc.).