Why does it matter?

Because sometimes

People don't know how to ask for help

Because there is a

Suicide every 12.8 seconds

Because each of us

Can be more aware and more informed

What can i do?

1 Get trained. Find a course near you.

Help us make Mental Health First Aid as common as CPR.

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.

2 Share info about Mental Health First Aid with your HR department and get your coworkers trained.
3 Spread the word to get your friends and family involved in a good cause.

How to help now

A way to help
  • A ssess for risk of suicide or harm
  • L isten nonjudgmentally
  • G ive reassurance and information
  • E ncourage appropriate professional help
  • E ncourage self-help and other support strategies

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