Mental Health First Aid Training Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Buffalo Soldiers Museum
The Houston Association of Black Psychologists in partnership with Mental Health of America Greater Houston will host Mental Health First Aid, an 8-hour training that includes several interactive group activities and videos. Mental Health First Aid teaches participants a five-step action plan to support someone developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. CEU’s provided. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Lunch is on your own.
Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018
Place: Buffalo Soldiers Museum Boardroom
Address: 3816 Caroline @ Alabama Houston, Texas 77004
Time: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
This event is graciously underwritten by Anelle Williams & Associates. In addition to Mental Health of America Greater Houston, United Way, our supporters include SHAPE Community Center, the Coalition of Urban Resource Experts (CURE) and Global Health Psychiatrists, LLC.
We will also host a book signing with Dr. Napoleon Higgins, Houston author and past president of the National Association of Black Psychiatrists.
Karen Hickman, President
Anelle Williams, President-elect
Bianca Jones, Secretary
Nannette Williams, Treasurer
****Space is limited so reply back to this email of your intention to attend do that we can have enough handouts and booklets for everyone.
[Mental Health First Aid USA Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports. This 8-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses, like anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and schizophrenia. Mental Health First Aid is included on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP).]