Hampton New Hampshire Police DepartmentMental Health First Aid USA

Mental Health First AID
1 Day Seminar

Hosted by Hampton Police Department
Instructed by Seacoast Mental Health

Seacoast Mental Health and Chief Richard Sawyer are pleased to announce a 1 day Mental Health First Aid Class being held in Hampton, New Hampshire on February 23, 2018.

Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports.  This 8-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.  The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses, like anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and schizophrenia.

Mental Health First Aid teaches participants a five-step action plan, ALGEE, to support someone developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis:

  • Assess for risk of suicide or harm
  • Listen nonjudgmentally
  • Give reassurance and information
  • Encourage appropriate professional help
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies/li>
  • IMC Uses and Issues

  • When:
    Friday, February 23, 2018
    8:00am to 4:00pm
    Note - this is a 1 day course!

  • Where:
    Hampton Police Department
    100 Brown Avenue
    Hampton, NH 03842
    For directions and hotel info visit the Training Page or call Lt. Tom Gudaitis at 603-468-4306.

  • Cost:  FREE TUITION

  • Registration:  Contact Hampton PD at 603-468-4305 to register for your seats.

  • Hotel Info:
    Please contact the Ashworth Hotel, 295 Ocean Boulevard, Hampton, New Hampshire 03842 (Phone: 800-345-6763)   Rate is approximately $109.00 per night plus tax, please mention "Hampton Police Training" at the time you make your reservations.
  • Class size is limited to 25 Students.  Don't miss out - Register now!


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