You would use CPR if someone stops breathing; the Heimlich maneuver if someone is choking.

 But what would you do if someone is having a mental health crisis?

Get certified in Mental Health First Aid!


Mental Health First Aid is an in-person training that teaches you what to do in a crisis.

Courses are held around the country and you can find one near you by clicking on the box below to search for a course using your zip code.

If your organization has 8 or more individuals to be trained, please contact Marie for information about bringing the course to your location!

Contact:  Marie Dudek Brown

Phone:  773-620-8605


Mental Health First Aid USA

Click here for learning objectives and agenda

This program has been approved for 6.50 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Please be sure to note the program ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at