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Congratulations to Walden's first Mental Health First Aid graduates!

Posted on: October 7, 2012 8:55 pm
Tags: News, Mental health, Walden, Mental health first aid

Walden congratulates the volunteers of the WARM program who completed Mental Health First Aid this week!  In this 12 hour certification course, graduates learned more about recognizing and offering a "first aid" response to individuals suffering from depression, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders and psychosis-- all within the framework of Mental Health First Aid U.S.A., which teaches ALGEE (Assess for risk of suicide or harm, Listen nonjudgementally, Give reassurance and information, Encourage appropriate professional help and Encourage self-help and other support strategies.)

To find out more about Mental Health First Aid, please contact us at 301-997-1300 x 804.