Mental Health First Aid Courses to be taught at Northwest Hospital Alliance Critical Access Hospitals: Shoshone Medical Center to Host in June

‘Mental Health First Aid’ Training to be held on Thursday, June 14, from 8 AM to 5 PM.

Location: Shoshone Medical Center Community Outreach Center: 9 Country Club Lane, Pinehurst, ID 83850

This training is approved for 7.25 continuing education contact hours for registered nurses.

Who Should Attend: Healthcare professionals, law enforcement, fire fighters, EMS personnel and people who have a person with mental health issues or crisis in their personal or professional life.

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-trainingtickets-45543583083

Mental health challenges – such as depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use – are shockingly common in the United States. In fact, more than one in five American adults will have a mental health problem in any given year. The National Council for Behavioral Health certifies trainers throughout the nation to provide Mental Health First Aid courses to prepare their communities with the knowledge and skills to help individuals who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Material fee for the training manual is $16.95. * One hour lunch break on your own. Space is limited – Register Early

Questions: Contact Sue Hill Crowley 208-769-3279 or shcrowley@nic.edu

Participants completing the full eight-hour training are certified in Mental Health First Aid.

Directions to event: Shoshone Medical Center Community Outreach Center: 9 Country Club Lane, Pinehurst, ID 83850. Pinehurst I-90 Exit 45, go South to 4 way stop in front of Watt’s Appliance. Make a left and make a right past bank to enter into Pinehurst Golf Course parking lot. Outreach Center is the large, green 2-story building past the flag pole at the back of the parking lot.

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