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

Mental Health First Aid

Funding Available for Adult MHFA- through June 30,2016


Adult MHFA Course Reimbursement Reopened for May and June

Funding is available for 12 classes for up to 30 individuals. The MHFACO Advisory Committee and our partners at the Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health have collaborated to create a Course Reimbursement Checklist. To ensure the equitable and strategic distribution of funding for Adult MHFA trainings, this document outlines target groups and training requirements to gain eligibility for this funding. The Checklist Submission period is now open, starting April 30, 2016 through June 30, 2016. Course proposals will be considered on a first-come first-serve basis. Stay tuned for updates on the remaining availability of this funding. Questions? Email Brian at bturner@cbhc.org, or check out our Webinar.

 

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.”