Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training that teaches people how to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of a mental health or substance use challenge in adults ages 18 and over. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it builds mental health literacy, providing an action plan that teaches people to safely and responsibly identify and address a potential mental health or substance use challenge. Mental Health First Aid, sometimes called Adult Mental Health First Aid, is available in English and Spanish.
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Historically marginalized communities face disproportionate challenges around access to and quality of mental health care
Teachers, first responders and veterans.
They’re neighbors, parents and friends.
They’re people in recovery, and those supporting a loved one.
They’re First Ladies and Mayors.
Mental Health First Aiders are anyone who wants to make their community
healthier, happier and safer for all.