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.

Learn more about Youth Mental Health First Aid »»»

Learn more about Adult Mental Health First Aid »»» 

8-Hour Course Offerings in Linn County, Oregon

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Linn Benton Lincoln ESD
905 4th Avenue SE
Albany, Oregon 97321

Register Here

Please register for this class by Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Lunch is on your own.

Classes will be limited to 30 participants

Linn Benton Lincoln ESD is located in downtown Albany between 3rd and 4th avenues and SE Hill and SE Madison streets. The training will be held in conference room 2.

Directions (Google™ Map)

 

Adult Mental Health First Aid

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, Oregon 97321

Registration Is Closed

Classes will be limited to 30 participants

Linn-Benton Community College is located on the west side of Pacific Blvd on the southwest side of Albany between Belmont Ave and Allen Ln. The training will be held in the Cascade View A/B room on the 2nd floor of the Calapooia Center. Click here for a map of the LBCC Campus.

Directions (Google™ Map)

 

Friday, September 22nd 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, Oregon 97321

Register Here

Please register for this class by Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Lunch is on your own.

Classes will be limited to 30 participants

Linn-Benton Community College is located on the west side of Pacific Blvd on the southwest side of Albany between Belmont Ave and Allen Ln. The training will be held in the Cascade View A/B room on the 2nd floor of the Calapooia Center. Click here for a map of the LBCC Campus.

Directions (Google™ Map)

 

Older Adult Mental Health First Aid

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Albany Senior Center
489 NE Water Ave.
Albany, Oregon 97321

Register Here

Please register for this class by Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Lunch is on your own.

Classes will be limited to 30 participants

Albany Senior Center is located on the North side of Water Avenue next to Monteith Riverpark in Downtown Albany, Oregon.

Directions (Google™ Map)

 

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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