Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

  • An evidence-based program for which Ms. Perret is an instructor in both the core and youth curricula
  • MHFA is a partnership of the Mental Health Association of MD, the Missouri Department of Mental Health and the National Community Behavioral Health Council
  • Both curricula consist of an 8-hour course
  • MHFA is designed to be a first aid/crisis intervention program for people assisting individuals who may be showing signs and experiencing symptoms of mental illness
  • All community members are eligible to attend a MHFA training
  • Ms. Perret is also available to partner in providing the instructors’ course to those interested in becoming MHFA instructors; this is done in partnership with the Mental Health Association of Maryland