First aid for the mind

UMD Continuing Education will bring youth mental health first aid certification training to UWS on Nov. 9 at the Marcovich Wellness Center, Room 2440, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mental health first aid is a public education program that assists with classifying and reacting to signs of mental illness. The training is for amateur responders. No prior experience with mental health care is necessary.

Individuals age 16 and older are welcome to participate. The cost is $135 per person, which includes light refreshments but does not include lunch.

For more information or to register online, go to regonline.com/mentalhealthfirstaid2013.

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