By Melissa Wall

Do you want to learn how to better help a student who experiences mental health issues? How about a family member, friend or colleague?

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.

Trainings are currently scheduled for the following dates:
February 23, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. / Southwick 240
March 9, 8:30 a.m. -5 p.m. / Coburn 275
March 13, 15, & 17, 9 a.m.-Noon / Remote
March 30 and 31, 12:30-5 p.m. / Coburn 275
April 24 and 26, 12:30-5 p.m. / UCrossing 158
May 16 and 17, 12:30-5 p.m./ UCrossing 421
May 22 and 23, 12:30-5 p.m. / Remote

Register for training. Training is available to all UMass Lowell faculty, staff and students. Contact Melissa Wall at Melissa_Wall@uml.edu if you have any questions.