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Mental Health First Aid

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AOTAs Occupational Therapy Channel

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On today's episode we speak with Christine Urish about Mental Health First Aid. Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.

The 2024 AOTA Podcast episodes are sponsored by NYU Steinhardt’s top-ranked Department of Occupational Therapy.


National suicide and crisis lifeline: 988

Crisis text line: 741-741  

The Trevor Project for LGBTQ phone: 866-488-7386 or text: 678-678

Wellness Recovery Action Plan: www.wellnessrecoveryactionplan.com

To locate a Mental Health First Aid course in your community: https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/

Mindspring Mental Health Alliance FREE WEBINARS typically over lunch about a WIDE range of mental health, wellness and wellbeing topics: https://www.mindspringhealth.org/

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