The stigma associated with mental illness can have a devastating impact on individuals and their families. Learn what you can do to help yourself and others…
Learn more about how to respond to someone that is having suicidal thoughts by signing up for a class. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognized program to train individuals in the signs/symptoms of mental illness. MHFA is the help offered to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate treatment and support is received or until the crisis resolves.
ICC will be offering the MHFA training in the Fall 2015 semester. Sign up today!
The trainings are one credit hour with an 8 hour all day training, in person, from 8 am – 5 pm and an online component after the training:
HUMSV 150 — 2845 — ADULT MHFA Saturday, September 19, 2015
HUMSV 150 — 2928 — ADULT MHFA Friday, November 6, 2015
HUMSV 150 — 2996 — YOUTH MHFA Saturday, November 7, 2015
Any questions about MHFA can be sent to Judy Huff at (309) 690-6891
The ReachOut website’s content is to help teens and young adults facing tough ties and mental health issues
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people ages 13 – 24.
Social awareness can be spread around the world in seconds with all the forms of social media we have today. However, we must be good stewards of how we spread information. Here’s a list of things to do and not to do when discussing suicide. Our words have power — use them for good.
All websites and referenced material is approved by the government as evidence-based programs. This material was made available to you through a grant from the Illinois Department of Public Health.