MHFA Connect

Hello MHFA Instructors!    By now, you should have received emails from the National Council for Mental Wellbeing regarding MHFA Connect. Please see information below regarding the transition to MHFA Connect. All instructors need to attend a MHFA Connect webinar to gain access to the new platform, so please attend one of the open registration dates below. If you…

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Adult MHFA instructor certification training

Hello Prevention Teams, I hope everyone is having a great and safe summer! Prevention Directors please send the name and email address for all first time trainers that are in need of the Adult MHFA instructor certification training to alisha.anthony@dbhds.virginia.gov. We are looking to host an upcoming virtual training in September/October 2021, so I just wanted to send a…

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Youth MHFA T4T Training

Hello Prevention Team, Prevention Directors please send the name and email address for all first time trainers that are in need of the Youth MHFA instructor certification training to alisha.anthony@dbhds.virginia.gov. We are looking to host an upcoming virtual training in May 2021, so we are trying to assess how many staff are in need of…

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MHFA 2.0 Virtual Trainer Certification

MHFA 2.0 Virtual Trainer Certification  Becoming virtually certified to facilitate MHFA will allow you to practice physical distancing while helping your community support those in crisis. Certification in the new curricula will give you new information about trauma and self-care that can help you and your First Aiders to #BeTheDifference for those struggling with challenges…

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Mental Health First Aid USA™ Extension Request Form for Instructor Certification

Mental Health First Aid USA™ Extension Request Form for Instructor Certification If you are coming up on your Instructor Anniversary date and have yet to facilitate three training sessions due to your instruction plans being affected by extenuating circumstances, please review the information below from The National Council. We understand that Instructors may have extenuating…

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Virtual Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Adult Instructor Training

Virtual Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Adult Instructor Training: Hello Prevention Team, Prevention Directors please send the name and email address for all first time trainers that are in need of the Adult MHFA instructor certification training to Alisha Anthony (MHFA Coordinator) at alisha.anthony@dbhds.virginia.gov. We are looking to host an upcoming virtual training in May…

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988

We did it! Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the bipartisan S. 2661, the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act. This bill is an important step to making 9-8-8, a nationwide three-digit dialing code for mental health crises and suicide prevention, operational. It passed the Senate earlier this year and will now go to…

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Fresh Focus #5: Healthy Plate Method – All About Protein

Fresh Focus #5: Healthy Plate Method – All About Protein  Posted onThursday, August 13, 2020 9:00 am Posted in Health, Nutrition by VAntage Point Contributor In this episode of Fresh Focus, Tori Stewart, a home-based cardiac rehab dietitian, lays out the different types of protein, why they are important, and provides insight into how much we should be aiming to…

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