$75 per person

fee includes light refreshments, 2-day training, manual, handouts, and a 3-year certification


Monday, September 10, 2018
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 

Add to Calendar 

Monday & Wednesday 9:30am to 2:30pm

Attendees must attend both days in order to receive certification.


Smilow Life Center, Training Room C 
55 Chestnut Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

Driving Directions 


Ashlee Eda 
Open Doors 


Mental Health First Aid training 

Do you know how to help if someone is anxious, depressed, suicidal, delusional, or abusing alcohol or other drugs? Mental Health First Aid is an interactive course that will give you the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.


What will you learn?

  • The prevalence of mental illnesses in the U.S.
  • The potential warning signs of the most common mental health disorders.
  • A 5 step action plan to assist an individual in crisis.
  • Resources available to help someone with a mental health problem.

Who should take Mental Health First Aid training? 

  • Front desk personnel
  • Primary care professionals
  • School personnel, nurses, and educators
  • First-responders, fire, police and corrections officers
  • Nursing home staff
  • Employers, human resources professionals, and business leaders
  • State policymakers
  • Volunteers and the general public

About the Instructor

Dawn Roy, LCSW is in private practice in Fairfield, CT serving the mental health needs of the community. She has been a MHFA instructor since 2009, providing over 75 MHFA training courses throughout Fairfield County.