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Posted on: April 21, 2021

County Offers Free Mental Health First Aid Training in May

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Anyone interested in having a better understanding of mental illness is encouraged to sign up for one of the next virtual Loudoun County Mental Health First Aid trainings. 

The free classes cover: 

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental illness
  • Common signs and symptoms of substance use
  • How to interact with a person in crisis
  • How to connect the person with help
  • Information on trauma, addiction and self-care

Upcoming Classes

  • A general Mental Health First Aid training for adults is scheduled for May 6 & 7, 2021, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. each day. The deadline to register is April 27, 2021.
  • A Youth Mental Health First Aid training for adults who interact with young people is scheduled for May 18 & 19, 2021, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. each day. The deadline to register is May 7, 2021.

Find details and a link to register at loudoun.gov/mhfirstaid.

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