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CBHA Mental Health First Aid Summit
St. Anne's Conference and Event Center
155 N. Occidental Blvd.
Los Angeles , CA 90026
Thursday, February 21, 2019, 8:00 AM PST
Category: Events

The California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies is excited to announce the second Mental Health First Aid Summit for our state. Programming will be developed for those who are Mental Health First Aid Trainers, agency’s providing training, and policy makers. 

During the Summit attendees will learn about:

  • Updates regarding MHFA legislation, new initiatives, and advocacy
  • Efforts to bring program and awareness to African American and Latino families, other minority populations and underserved communities
  • Effective marketing strategies to reach your community members and stakeholders
  • Various areas of focus and their unique needs, such as SUDs and opiate awareness, suicide risk and prevention, recent efforts in the service industry, older adult outreach and more 

You’ll also have the opportunity to share your experience and network with others in this field during discussion roundtables.

The summit  registration cost is $25 for CBHA members and $50 for nonmembers (public).



What is Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health concerns, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. The course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect persons to professional, peer and social supports as well as self-help resources.

Contact: Director of Programs and Operations Sara Kahoalii at [email protected] for more information.