Grundy County Offers Mental Health First Aid Training to Support Community Well-being

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Morris, IL – The Grundy County Health Department is offering an Adult Mental Health First Aid course on April 24th at the JJC Morris Campus, aimed at teaching residents the vital skills needed to assist adults facing mental health challenges. 

According to the event details, participants will learn how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults over 18, offer help, and guide individuals to appropriate care.The event emphasizes the importance of mental health awareness, highlighting that nearly one in five adults in the U.S. lives with a mental illness, as per the National Institute of Mental Health. 

The training, priced at $24, covers critical topics such as anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions, targeting a diverse group of participants, including employers, police officers, hospital staff, first responders, and caring individuals. To register or for more information, visit www.grundyhealth.com.

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