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Mental Health First Aid is a virtual training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. 

Virtual session is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. via Zoom; participants complete two hours of online coursework prior to virtual training session.

Email uabeacc@uabmc.edu to register. Course is limited to 20 participants; registration closes 10 days in advance of the scheduled training date.

The above Nursing Continuing Education offering has been reviewed and approved for ABN: 7.2 ANCC: 6.0 contact hours. 

UAB Hospital's Center for Nursing Excellence is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama Board of Nursing (Provider No: ABNP0055, Expiration date: June 1, 2021) 

UAB Hospital’s Center for Nursing Excellence is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by The Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (Provider No: 5-69, Expiration date: July 7, 2023).

UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center programs are free and open to all UAB, UAB Medicine, VIVA Health, Homewood City School System and i3 Academy Charter School ​​​​​employees, and members of their immediate household.

Email uabeacc@uabmc.edu to register for Zoom webinar.