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DeKalb County Mental Health Board hosts free mental health first aid workshop

November 24, 2018

DeKALB – The DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board will partner with Northwestern Medicine to host a free Mental Health First Aid workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday in the Five Seasons Room in the DeKalb County Community Outreach Building, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Road.

Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour course that teaches people how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use disorders. The training will provide necessary skills in reaching out and providing initial help to someone who might be experiencing a crisis or someone developing a mental health or substance use problem.

For information and to register, contact Barb Stagner at 815-756-4875, ext. 201, or at barbara.stagner@nm.org by Wednesday.

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