Adult Mental Health First Aid Training

An interactive course which empowers you to IDENTIFY, UNDERSTAND & RESPOND to Adults in a mental health crisis.

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour live training valuable resource that can make a difference in the lives of individual experiencing a mental crisis. Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack – even if you have no clinical training – Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid Course, you will learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn to help.

Before you can know how to help, you need to know WHEN to help!

Is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem.

What you will learn

  • The Potential Risks for developing a mental illness;
  • How to Recognize Signs and Symptoms of common mental illness; and
  • A 5 Step Action Plan to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health crisis

For additional information, visit or contact nationally certified MHFA Instructor: Elder Deborah A. Corley at (202) 369-0611.

District of Columbia – Administrative Office
Destiny, Power & Purpose, Inc.
909 43rd Place, NE
Washington, DC 20019
Contact: (202)369-0611
Fax: (202)399-1778