Understanding Mental Health

Understanding Mental Health

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Course Description

From dispatchers to hospitals, from streets to correctional facilities first responders deal with the ever increasing challenges of mental health issues in their communities. This course helps give you an overall increased knowledge of mental health, challenges, and tools to better help you serve your communities when dealing with individuals experiencing mental health issues.

Key Concepts Covered Include:

  • Introduction and Myths
  • Suicide
  • Stigma
  • Dealing with Mental Health as a First Responder
  • Severe and Persistent Mental Health Issues
  • Dealing with People with Mental Health Issues
  • Listening
  • Plans



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