Mental Health First Aid: EMS & Firefighters

Mental Health First Aid: EMS & Firefighters


The 8-hour Mental Health First Aid professional development course is taught to help EMS and Firefighters understand mental illnesses and substance use disorders.




The goals of mental health first aid for public safety include:


  • Discussion of first responder culture, stigma and their relevance to the topic of mental health.
  • Outreach tactics to respond to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • Discussion of the specific risk factors faced by many first responders and their families.
  • Review of common mental health resources for first responders, their families and those who support them.


The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE Action Plan:


  • Assess for Risk of Suicide or Harm
  • Listen nonjudgmentally
  • Encourage appropriate professional help
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies  Reassurance and information




Dates 01/14/20 - 01/14/20


  • Time of day: Days
  • Duration: 1 week
  • Days: Tuesday
  • Hours: 8
  • Class Times: 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • CRN: 4055
  • Tuition: $105
  • Room: Beacon Hall 135
  • Instructor: Dawn M. Roy, LCSW

Textbook/Workbook and Lunch included in tuition

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