Training & Education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”

-Nelson Mandela

Learning new skills is always useful, but did you know that learning can have a positive impact on your mental wellbeing?  Learning has been shown to improve and maintain our mental wellness.  It can boost self-esteem and motivation and foster social connections.  Explore the resources below to find trainings, workshops, conferences, and webinars to enrich your knowledge of mental health and wellness!

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a free public education program that teaches the skills needed to understand and respond to signs of behavioral health challenges.

Certified Peer Specialists

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Are you interested in helping others through their recovery journey?

Did you know that your own lived experience can make a difference in the lives of others?

Everyone has something to contribute when it comes to our own mental health and wellbeing. Certified Peer Specialists draw from their own lived experience to serve others in their journey to recovery.  You can make a difference today!  Learn more about becoming a Certified Peer Specialist and the career paths that exist for someone with lived expertise.


This training is one of many trainings that has been approved as a required prerequisite for applicants who want to pursue goals of becoming a Certified Peer Specialist.

The goal is to inform the recovery and faith-based communities on how to share their stories in addition to the importance of sharing them in community settings.