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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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

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Classes will be limited to 32 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.

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Friday, October 13th 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lebanon Community Schools District Office
District Board Room
485 South 5th St.
Lebanon, Oregon 97355

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Please register for this class by Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Lunch is on your own.

Classes will be limited to 32 participants

Lebanon Community District Office is located on the East side of 5th Street in Lebanon Oregon.

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Adult Mental Health First Aid

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

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

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

Lunch is on your own.

Classes will be limited to 32 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.

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Monday, October 2nd 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lebanon Community Hospital
525 N Santiam Hwy
Lebanon, Oregon 97355

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Please register for this class by Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Lunch is on your own. Please note this traning is co-sponsored by Samaritan Health Services.

Classes will be limited to 32 participants

Lebanon Community Hospital is located on the West side of South 5th Street in Lebanon Oregon.

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Tuesday, October 17th 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

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Please register for this class by Monday, October 16th, 2017

Lunch is on your own.

Classes will be limited to 32 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.

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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

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

Lunch is on your own.

Classes will be limited to 32 participants

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

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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 Kathryn Henderson
PO Box 100
Albany, OR 97321

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

Other Trainings

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