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Mental Health First Aid

More than one in five American adults will have a mental health problem in any given year, and 75% of these conditions develop in youth. Stigma and inaccurate information prevent us from recognizing and supporting people with mental health conditions whether they are just developing and easier to treat or when they are in a mental health crisis. 

The good news is that you can make a difference! Mental Health First Aid equips the public to help persons with mental health conditions get the help they need. Mental Health First Aid is an interactive, 8-hour program taught monthly at Centerstone. There are two course modules available: one for adults and one for adults or older teens who work with youth.

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Mental Health First Aid has been rigorously evaluated and is proven to reduce stigma connected to mental illnesses. This program can reduce the damaging effects of mental and emotional disorders such as job loss, school dropouts, relationship issues, and drug and alcohol problems.

Who Can Be a Mental Health First Aider?

If you have questions about the program and would like to learn more, please call (503) 722-6200 and ask about Mental Health First Aid.

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If you are having a mental health emergency, call our crisis line at (503) 655-8585.