Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid teaches the public how to recognize symptoms of mental health problems, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate treatments and other supportive help. Mental Health First Aid does not teach people to be therapists.

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8-Hour Course Offerings in Linn County, Oregon

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Monday, May 15th 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Gates Rural Fire Protection District Building
140 E Sorbin Ave.
Gates, Oregon 97346

This class has been cancelled

Classes will be limited to 30 participants

Gates Rural Fire Protection District Building is located near the intersection of E. Sorbin and Oak St. in Gates, Oregon.

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Monday, June 5th 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lebanon Boys and Girls Club
305 S 5th St
Lebanon, Oregon 97355

Sorry, this class is full



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Classes will be limited to 30 participants

Lebanon Boys and Girls Club is located on the East side of 5th Street in Lebanon, Oregon.

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Adult Mental Health First Aid

Saturday, June 3rd 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm - Community Training

Location in Albany to be determined.

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Please register for this class by Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Lunch is on your own.

Classes will be limited to 30 participants

 

Older Adult Mental Health First Aid

Future class are coming soon!

Thank you for your patience. We are currently working on scheduling Older Adult Mental Health First Aid community trainings. Please check back after the Holiday to see what classes will be available.

Veteran Mental Health First Aid

Future class are coming soon!

Thank you for your patience. We are currently working on scheduling Veteran Mental Health First Aid community trainings. Please check back after the Holiday to see what classes will be available.

What People Are Saying...

“Thank you for giving me the skills to appropriately asses mental health situationas and help people accordingly. I feel better prepared and able to help others much more than I did before I took the training!”

by Kirstina Hadden, United Services Organization (USO), Linn County, Oregon

“When it comes to issues of physical health, most people are familiar with things such as CPR and the Heimlich maneuver, Mental health issues are far more prevalent, but few people know how to spots their signs, much less know what to do about them.”

by Jeff Cogen, Board Chairman, Multnomah County, Oregon

Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact us

Our mailing address is:

Linn County Department of Health Services
C/O Shannon Percy
PO Box 100
Albany, OR 97321

Phone: (541) 967-3819
Email: spercy@co.linn.or.us

Other Trainings

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Please let us know if you have accessibility needs that require specific accommodations.