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posted: 3/15/2013 6:40 PM

Mental health training offered in Des Plaines

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Submitted by City of Des Plaines

Mental Health First Aid, the Des Plaines Community Foundation and Frisbie Senior Center are jointly hosting an interactive 12-hour course on the warning signs of mental health problems, including depression, suicidal behavior, psychosis, substance abuse and eating disorders, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, and Tuesday, March 26, at the Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E. Northwest Hwy., Des Plaines. Participants will learn a five-step action plan giving them the knowledge and resources to help others in need. The cost is $85. Continuing education units are available for several professions. To register, call (847) 391-5480 or email the Des Plaines Health and Human Services Division at For more information about the program, visit