Mental Health First Response - POSTPONED
IMPORTANT! In the interest of safety, event postponed due to predicted inclement weather.
A new date will be posted when it becomes available.
The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board presents
Mental Health First Response
How to tell if someone needs help and what you can do
Most of us know how to recognize the signs of a heart attack and can get help. We know that one person’s quick, informed action can save a life. The same is true for mental health emergencies. One person’s quick, informed action can save a life.
Learn how you can be that one person.
What: Mental Health First Response, a 3-hour introduction to recognizing and responding to mental health and substance use emergencies among youth and adults
When: Saturday, January 21, 2012, 9 a.m. – noon POSTPONED
Where: Emmanuel Baptist Church, 3801 Buckman Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22309-3712
Who: Anyone who cares about health, safety and well-being in our community
This workshop will cover:
- How to recognize early signs of mental health and substance use concerns.
- Effective, safe ways to deal with someone who is experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis.
- Who to call and where to go for help.
Pre-registration is not required but is helpful for planning. Please let us know if you are coming – call 703-324-7000, TTY 711.
Reasonable ADA accommodations are available upon request. Please let us know by calling 703-324-7000, TTY 711 at least 48 hours in advance if you need an accommodation.