For more information call 847-391-5480, March 8, 2013
Des Plaines Health and Human Services Promotes Mental Illness Awareness
for immediate release
The City of Des Plaines Health and Human Services Division would like you to be aware of the following:
Mental Health First Aid will host an interactive 12-hour course regarding warning signs of mental health problems, including depression, suicidal behavior, psychosis, substance abuse and eating disorders at the Des Plaines Community Foundation & Frisbie Senior Center, 9AM-4PM , Tuesday, March 19, 2013 and 9AM-4PM, Tuesday, March 26, 2013, Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E. Northwest Highway, Des Plaines.
Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis. Participants will learn a 5-step action plan which will give them the knowledge and resources to help others in need. This training program will benefit a variety of individuals from those in the health field to young adults.
A fee of $85 is required. Continuing education units are available for several professions. To register, please contact Kathy or Jeanine at 847-391-5480 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about the program visit their website at www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/cs/program_overview/