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KC Trenton Education Center to Host Mental Health First Aid Training Course


The Kaskaskia College Student Wellness Intervention and Facilitation Team (SWIFT) Team will be hosting a Mental Health First Aid Training course at the Trenton Education Center on Monday, April 30 and Thursday, May 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   This is a one-day adult course with 8 hours of training.  This training is being provided free of charge.


The class will be taught by Allison Hoshide, trained instructor in Mental Health First Aid, and will teach participants how to recognize and respond to someone who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. The training helps identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.


According to the Mental Health First Aid Manual by the National Council for Behavioral Health,

 “Mental Health First Aid aims to teach members of the public how to respond in a mental health emergency and offer support to someone who appears to be in emotional distress.”


For more information or to register, please call 618-545-3047.




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