Mental Health First Aid Through Community Memorial Foundation


Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing mental health crisis. This class is appropriate for anyone over the age of 18 who wants to learn more about mental health problems. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you will learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.

Want to Schedule a Training for Your Group?

MHFA Informational Booklet

Class requests must be made at least 6 weeks before suggested class date, and must be within the below listed communities. Targeted Area List:

Bridgeview – Broadview – Brookfield – Burr Ridge – Clarendon Hills – Countryside – Darien – Downers Grove – Hickory Hills – Hinsdale – Hodgkins – Indian Head Park – Justice – La Grange – La Grange Park – Lyons – McCook – North Riverside – Oak Brook – Riverside – Stickney – Summit – Westchester – Western Springs – Westmont – Willowbrook – Willow Springs

To request a Mental Health First Aid Class for your group, please fill out this form.

For outreach inquiries please contact Nikki Rashes at or call (708) 582-6434 x 107.

For scheduling inquiries please contact Audrey Burris at or call (630) 752-0066 x 216.

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