Mental Health First Aid - Homer

Trust Training Cooperative presents    Mental Health First Aid Similar to -First Aid- and CPR, -Mental Health First Aid- teaches you how to help those experiencing mental health problems until professional help is available.   Who- All are welcome. This is a non-clinical public education training for anyone.   What- Mental Health First Aid    Date and Time -  January 9, 2014 in Homer from 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.   Location: Kachemak Bay Campus      533 East Pioneer Ave., Homer, AK 99603   Cost: $75, an additional $30 for CEUs   Why: Mental Health First Aid is designed to arm the public with skills to help individuals who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.  Mental Health First Aid is a non-clinical, public education experience offered as an interactive 8-hour certification course that presents an overview of mental illness and substance use issues in the U.S.. The course  addresses the fear and stigma associated with mental illness and introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. Those who take the  course to certify as Mental Health First Aiders learn a 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.      Register: Those who wish to attend must register through the TTC Learning Management System

Contact: For more information, contact Jill Ramsey at 907-264-6228 or   For more information on other TTC sponsored trainings, visit     The TTC is grant funded by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority through the University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development UAA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution.