PPCC offers this innovative educational program. Learn more here...

Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid USA is managed, operated, and disseminated by three national authorities the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the Missouri Department of Mental Health.

The 8-hour Mental Health First Aid USA course has been offered to PPCC employees for a little over three years. This training gives participants skills to deal with individuals who might be showing signs of mental illness and/or substance disorder and point them to possible resources. PPCC offers this course free of charge to all employees of the college.

For more information, contact Misty Hull or Deborah Licht.

Published: June 1st, 2016

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