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Mental Health First Aid for Fire/EMS – Bismarck, ND
August 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm$15 – $35
Mental Health First Aid for Fire/EMS focuses on the unique experiences and needs of firefighters and EMS personnel and is a valuable resource that can make a difference in their lives, their coworkers’ and families’ lives and the communities in which they serve.
Mental Health First Aid for Fire/EMS is an 8-hour, groundbreaking course, which enables fire and EMS personnel to appropriately respond to mental health and addiction crises. This course is specifically designed for those in the emergency response field. FirstLink does offer the standard Mental Health First Aid and Youth Mental Health First Aid courses for general community members. Please see our events page for more information about upcoming trainings or contact Ashley at firstname.lastname@example.org
Participants Will Learn How To:
- Recognize and respond to mental health and substance use challenges faced by colleagues and community members
- Assist community members who are experiencing emotional distress resulting from an accident, injury or shocking event
- Connect colleagues with the appropriate mental health and addiction services
- Apply the 5-step action plan in several scenarios designed specifically for first responders, their families and those who support them
This training is being coordinated by NDEMSA. Please visit their website to register: https://ndemsa.org/MHFA/
NDEMSA Member $15.00
NDEMSA Non-Member $35.00