Mental Health First Aid trainings 

are designed to provide you with knowledge and tools to recognize many early signs and symptoms of mental illness and as well as substance misuse. Learn how to listen and respond to someone who is in crisis before they can get professional help.

It’s a one day, 8-hour training, resulting in a three-year certification in Mental Health First Aid. 

Here are some places to search for a training near you:

Mental Health First Aid USA

https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/take-a-course/find-a-course/ 

ThriveNYC - training provided in New York area

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health/health-topics/mental-health-first-aid.page