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Mental Health First Aid Training

Participants will learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms that suggest a potential mental health or substance use challenge, how to listen non judgmentally and give reassurance to a person who may be struggling, and how to refer a person to appropriate professional support and services. 

This Mental Health Month virtual event will be held via Zoom. Lunch and breaks are scheduled.

Email to register. Course is limited to 30 participants; deadline to register is May 25 at noon. Participants will be mailed course training manual.

EACC program's are free and open to all UAB, UAB Medicine, VIVA and Homewood City School employees and members of their immediate household.

Thursday, May 28 at 8:00am to 5:00pm


Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Seminar, Workshop/Educational


Health & Wellness

Target Audience

Faculty & Staff




Employee Assistance & Counseling Center
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