At Carolinas HealthCare System, we support the growth of healthy communities. We offer a course called Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). This is an important tool to educate our community on how to reach out and help those around you who may be struggling with mental illness or substance abuse. MHFA teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance abuse.
MHFA training is available to individuals and groups across the community, including:
If you are planning a MHFA course, please make sure to have the following available:
MHFA was developed by the National Council on Behavioral Health along with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Missouri Department of Mental Health.
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