When

Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 7:45 AM to 5:00 PM EST
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Where

North Country Health Consortium 
262 Cottage St., Suite 230
Littleton, NH 03561
 

 
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Contact

Laura Remick 
North Country Health Consortium 
(603) 259-4811 
lremick@nchcnh.org 
 

WHEN: Thursday, February 27 @ 7:45 AM – 5 PM

Registration starts @ 7:45 AM. Training begins @ 8:00 AM

Lunch is on your own (Time is limited- please bring your own lunch or you can purchase from the Littleton Food Co-Op across the street)

WHERE: NCHC – Littleton

You are more likely to encounter someone in an emotional or mental health crisis than someone having a heart attack... Learn how to help a friend, family member, coworker, or neighbor in need! Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a one-day, 8-hour training with an evidence-based curriculum designed to improve the skills and confidence of participants in identifying and helping someone who is developing a mental health or substance use problem, or experiencing a mental health crisis. 

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including: depression, anxiety/trauma, psychosis and psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, and self-injury.

  • Recall the 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional help.
  • Interpret the prevalence of various mental health disorders in the U.S. and the need for reduced negative attitudes in their communities.
  • Apply knowledge of the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help resources available to help someone with a mental health problem treat and manage the problem and achieve recovery.
  • Identify personal biases to facilitate better outcomes when assisting individuals experiencing mental health symptoms.

 

COST: Free training 
(made possible by scholarships provided by the Doorways @ LRH and AVH)


Continuing Education

Nurses: North Country Health Consortium/ NNH AHEC is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited Approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity was approved for 8 Nursing Contact Hours. Activity #384.

Providers: The North Country Health Consortium/ NNH AHEC is accredited by the NH Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The North Country Health Consortium/NNH AHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 

CPS credits: This program has beenapproved by the New HampshirePrevention Certification Board for 8Continuing Education Units (CEUs) inCPS Domain # 6 – Professional Growthand Responsibility.

LADC: This training has been approvedby the NH Board of Licensing for Alcoholand Other Drug Use Professionals in theCategories of: 4- Crisis Response and16- Physiological/Medical Factors for 8hours.

CONTACT: For more information on continuing education or other questions, contact: Laura Remick lremick@nchcnh.org

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Funding

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number D04RH3164 for the Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program and grant number H1URH32387 for the Rural Health Opioid Program. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.