Ball State is offering you an opportunity to participate in a Mental Health First Aid course to help you identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders.
Research shows us that 1 in 5 university students is affected with anxiety or depression. As an institution, Ball State is offering you an opportunity to participate in a Mental Health First Aid course to help you identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders. This training will provide you with helpful skills and resources to better serve our students who may be experiencing mental health challenges.
Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) program is an evidenced-based education and prevention tool designed to increase mental health literacy, reduce stigma and increase confidence to support someone who is experiencing a crisis or non-crisis situation. Similar to traditional First Aid or CPR, Mental Health First Aid is help provided to a person developing a mental health problem, experiencing a crisis until professional treatment is obtained, or the crisis resolves.
The course requires:
Upon successful completion of the full course, participants will receive a certificate in Mental Health First Aid.
If you'd like to commit to participating in this training, please register below. Please direct all questions to Working Well at firstname.lastname@example.org
MHFA Registration Link
Note: When registering for a session, please enter only your username (that’s the first part of your email address before @bsu.edu) if you enter your entire BSU email address instead of only your username, it will cause the following error message: Username not found.
Currently, we are accepting registrations from Ball State Faculty and Staff employees.