Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

A unique opportunity to become certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid as part of the county-wide Stigma-Free Initiative.

New Bridge Medical Center and Bergen County Department of Health Services are proud to present this national training program free of charge.

August 14, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

New Bridge Medical Center Auditorium
230 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, New Jersey 07652

A light breakfast and lunch will be served.

Register Online
Pre-Registration required by Friday, August 10, 2018

A unique opportunity to become certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid as part of the county-wide Stigma-Free Initiative.

What is Mental Health First Aid?

  • Evidence-based interactive course
  • Teaches the signs of mental illness and substance abuse
  • Introduces a five-step action plan to respond to a mental health crisis
  • Teaches how to initiate a referral to mental health resources

Why is Mental Health First Aid important?

  • Just like CPR, it is a vital skill that improves the well-being of our community
  • Helps to eliminate the stigma that is associated with mental illness and substance abuse
  • Promotes recovery and resiliency

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