Be a First Responder for Your Community's Mental Health. 

Mental Health First Aid

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Calling all Mental Health First Aid Instructors!!!

Join us at the CBHC Annual Behavioral Health Training Conference for the 

2016 Mental Health First Aid Instructor Summit

12:00pm  - 1:30pm Thursday September 22nd 2016

Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge Colorado

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This Summit takes place at the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council’s Annual Conference in beautiful Breckenridge and is open to all MHFA and Youth MHFA Instructors and program coordinators. However, space is limited so reserve your spot now!  

This is a great chance to hear about the advances we are making in MHFA across the state, meet other instructors, find out about funding opportunities, and learn about support available to you and your local MHFA initiative.  This is also an excellent excuse to see the fall aspen trees in Breckenridge!

AWARD TIME!
Know an outstanding Instructor in your community? Is your organization doing amazing things to expand MHFA in Colorado? Click here to make a nomination for the 2016 MHFA Colorado Instructor or Organization of the Year! The award winners will be recognized at MHFA Colorado Summit, as well as at a General Session of the CBHC Conference, Colorado’s premiere behavioral health conference. 

 Register for the Summit 

1 in 4 people will struggle with a mental health challenge in their lifetime. That means it's likely someone you care about will be or has been impacted. Would you know what to look for, and how to help?
 
Become Mental Health First Aid certified, and join thousands of Coloradoans already part of the movement to increase mental health literacy and reduce stigma. Learn the signs of mental health challenges, how to respond, and how to connect those in crisis with support systems. Find a course near you!

You want to help. Learn how.

Mental Health First Aid Colorado is a statewide, public education program committed to empowering individuals to identify, understand and respond to those in mental health and substance abuse crises.

Know The Signs

Know the Signs

Know the Signs

Be ready to help by learning to recognize the signs of a mental health emergency.

Learn The Actions

Learn the Actions

Learn the Actions

Know how to help someone in need by learning the five-step action plan.

Be A Lifeline

Be a Lifeline

Be a Lifeline

Make a real impact on your community by become a Mental Health First Aider.

Learn The Actions

Know the Signs

Be ready to help by learning to recognize the signs of a mental health emergency.

Learn The Actions

Learn the Actions

Know how to help someone in need by learning the five-step action plan.

Be A Lifeline

Be a Lifeline

Make a real impact on your community by become a Mental Health First Aider.

Check out this video!

"This is your brain" is an engaging look at mental illness told in the creative and personal Adams Place style. This fast-paced, entertaining, informative video was created with the high school audience in mind. As always, our goal is to get people talking about mental illness—to get them “talking crazy.”