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AHL 932 - Mental Health First Aid


.8 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about the prevalence and impact of mental health problems in the United States. Topics to be covered include signs, symptoms, and warning signs of depression and anxiety; and the Mental Health First Aid action plan and how it is used to intervene in a mental health crisis.

 

Course Objectives:

1. define signs, symptoms, and warning signs of depression and anxiety;

2. define the Mental Health First Aid action plan;

3. demonstrate use of the Mental Health First Aid action plan for someone who is experiencing depressive symptoms or anxiety and may be at risk for suicide or self-injury;

4. demonstrate the Mental Health First Aid action plan for people who may be experiencing a panic attack or traumatic event;

5. demonstrate the Mental Health First Aid action plan for people with signs or symptoms of psychosis, a substance abuse disorder, or related crisis; and

6. define risk factors and warning signs of psychotic and substance use disorders.

 



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