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Good Morning All   Are some of you a little confused or unsure of the ZOOM program for presenting MHFA Virtual? Well, I am posting this because I am sure several of us out there or those that have staff who are all MHFA Virtual Instructors will appreciate this. Below you will find several videos…

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Virtual MHFA – Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions What is the interface/interaction between the National Council and our individual training participants? Some concern that this extra step will cause communication confusion. The Instructors will interface with NC via email – when they are sent materials or when they have questions/concerns about their courses.  This will happen via our Customer Service…

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Virtual Delivery Option MHFA

By Paul Lauricella on May 26, 2020 By Jill Kluesner, National Trainer   Prior to the spread of COVID-19, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Instructors were creating ripples of change, shaping mental health literacy in their communities and grounding themselves and First Aiders in skills and knowledge to support the people in their lives. Although physical…

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SUICIDE IS A COMMUNITY ISSUE

https://www.prainc.com/suicide-community-issue/ SUICIDE IS A COMMUNITY ISSUE APRIL 9, 2020   |     ANNOUNCEMENTS By Victor Ray Armstrong, M.S.W., Director, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Perhaps I am influenced by my social work teachings, but I believe the way we make sense of the world,…

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NATIONAL OLDER ADULT MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY 2020

NATIONAL OLDER ADULT MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY 2020 Combating Social Isolation for Seniors during the COVID-19 Pandemic Thursday, May 7, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Join SAMHSA, the Administration for Community Living (ACL), the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and the National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging (NCMHA) for a thoughtful discussion, including practical ideas to…

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MHFA New Curricula FAQs

General  What does the curriculum update include? Both the Adult and Youth MHFA curricula are receiving a comprehensive update. With each, you will see: Updated and added content, including new PowerPoint slides, revised exercises and videos. Updated content, statistics and layout. New evaluation tools to match learning outcomes to the course. Blended learning options. New…

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