Mental Health Literacy Trainings

PRIORITIZING YOUR SELF-CARE

Explore and understand how stress and burnout impact your mental health, identify symptoms of stress/burnout, and leave with an action plan to prioritize your self-care

Audience: Members of the community and first/frontline responders/professionals.

Contact: Submit an interest form.

AS+K Training

AS+K About Suicide To Save A Life (Basic) provides participants with an overview of the basic epidemiology of suicide and suicidal behavior, including risk and protective factors. In this one-hour e-learning based course, participants are trained to recognize warning signs—behaviors and characteristics that might indicate elevated risk for suicidal behavior—and the initial intervention steps to support a person they think might be at risk for suicide. Please note this course is designed for public health information purposes only and is not designed to assess, screen, diagnose or treat any mental or physical health condition.

Contact: Submit an interest form.

LEARNING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH

This workshop is designed for anyone seeking an understanding on basic mental health concepts. The presentation explores common mental health disorders and identifying signs and symptoms. Participants will become aware of resources for people in need of support.

Audience: Members of the community and first/frontline responders/professionals.

Contact: Submit an interest form.

MEN, MASCULINITY, AND MENTAL HEALTH

Often, men shy away from discussing mental health due to stigma and toxic/hyper masculinity. In this presentation, participants will learn statics and major mental health problems affecting men, define strategies to reduce stigma around mental health for men, and identify techniques and resources for self-care.

Contact: Submit an interest form.

LET’S TALK TRAUMA

This course will educate participants on the signs or symptoms of trauma, its effects on the brain, and how to treat trauma in everyday settings. Trauma refers to extreme or chronic (toxic) stress, which can overwhelm a person’s ability to cope. This results in vulnerability, helplessness, and fear.

Audience: Members of the community and first/frontline responders/professionals.

Contact: Submit an interest form.

SUPPORTING THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY 

The goal of this training is to highlight issues that impact the mental heatlh of members of the LGBTQ+ community, strategies that members/allies can use to support them, and resources for access to care.

Contact: Submit an interest form.

COPING AFTER CRISIS

This training discusses the aftermath of disasters (e.g., natural disasters such as hurricanes; COVID-19; manmade disasters) and how trauma can impact communities for years in their wake. Participants create specific plans for their individual healing and work together to discuss community strategies for resiliency and well-being. 

Contact: Submit an interest form.