A new psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner program is coming to Purdue University. It's an effort to help with a shortage of a mental health providers in the area.
An 8-hour interactive training course for adults. The course:
- Presents an overview of mental health illness and substance abuse disorders
- Introduces the risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems
- Builds understanding of the impact of mental health illnesses
- Teaches a five-step action plan to help an individual in crisis
Participants who successfully complete the 8-hour program will become a certified "Mental Health First Aider."
Cost: $60 per person and includes lunch and materials.
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration is required. The link will take you to the Mental Health First Aid page where you may register.
MHA provides 8 continuing education credits for $12 in cooperation with the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board.