Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults. Participants will learn common signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use challenges, how to interact with a person in crisis and connect them with help, and additional information on trauma, substance use and self-care.

Participants complete two hours of online coursework prior to virtual training session. Participants may only reschedule one time during the calendar year. 

Email uabeacc@uabmc.edu to register. Course is limited to 20 participants; registration closes 10 days ahead of requested session.

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).

Dial-In Information

Email uabeacc@uabmc.edu to register. Registration closes 10 days ahead of requested session.

Thursday, May 26 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

More dates through November 17, 2022

Virtual Event
Event Type

Training & Development, Workshop/Educational

Topic

Health & Wellness

Target Audience

Faculty & Staff

Tags

Mental health

Website

https://www.uab.edu/humanresources/ho...

Cost

Free

Department
Employee Assistance & Counseling Center
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