Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Treatment & Support

mhfa  Mental Health First Aid

This program is an 8-hour certification course that trains individuals how to help someone encountering a mental challenge or crisis, including depression, anxiety, psychosis, and substance abuse/addictions. It teaches a 5- step action plan to offer initial help to people exhibiting signs and/or symptoms of a mental illness and how to find help. This course is eligible to all adults (age 16+) via two curricula: Adult MHFA and Youth MHFA. Modules are available for specific populations, including: higher education, older adults, public safety, rural, and veterans. These courses are open to the public and available by request.

For more information, please contact Ashley Mack, Program Coordinator at Montgomery County ADAMHS at (937) 443-0416 x121 or