County of Marin Health and Human Services

Mental Health First Aid Training Request

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Shelter in Place Order for Marin County

To contact us for essential services, please use the following resource numbers:

Dial 711 for CA Relay Service

On June 8, 2020 many County of Marin Health and Human Services offices will open to the public, but we will continue to provide services remotely when possible to keep you and our staff as safe as possible. 

Please call ahead if you have an appointment or require in-person assistance.

This course is brought to you by:
Marin County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Mental Health Services Act – Prevention and Early Intervention Funds

This registration is for Mental Health First Aid Training REQUESTS. Please register below if you are interested in having this training for your Organization. Once we receive your information we will call you within 7 business days to coordinate a time and place. Please only submit one registration at a time.

Course Description: Through a day of presentation and interactive exercises this course will teach how to help an adult who is experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge or is in crisis. The course introduces common mental health challenges for adults and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

Who should attend?  Anyone can take the 8-hour Mental Health First Aid course – including first responders, students and teachers, leaders of faith communities, service providers, and caring citizens. This course is not intended for trained mental health providers.

www.MentalHealthFirstAid.org          

Mental Health First Aid USA is coordinated by the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the Missouri Department of Mental Health.

Requests for accommodations may be made by calling (415) 473-4381(Voice)/(415) 473-3232 (TTY) or by emailing at disabilityaccess@marincounty.org at least four work days in advance of the event. Copies of documents are available in alternative formats, upon written request.

 

Mental Health and Substance Use Services (MHSUS) changed its name to Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS).  As such, all references in existing departmental policies and procedures to MHSUS can be understood to reference BHRS as well.