• Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training

    NAMI Urban LA offers Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid training to community members, organizations, and companies. To learn more about the training curriculum, visit www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org.

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    Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis. Upon completion of the training, an official certificate is provided.


    What Does The Course Include?

    You will learn how to implement the ALGEE Action Plan:

    • Assess for Risk of Suicide or Harm
    • Listen Nonjudgmentally
    • Give Reassurance and Information
    • Encourage Appropriate Professional Help
    • Encourage Self-help and Other Support Strategies

    NAMI Urban LA currently offers Virtual Adult and Youth MHFA training.



    The course is 8 hours -- including a 2-hour Self-paced course, and a 6-hour Instructor-led course via Zoom.



    Fill out the interest form below, or call (323) 294-7814, ext 113, during our regular office hours (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

  • MHFA Interest Form

    Are you interested in taking one of our upcoming Adult and/or Youth MHFA Trainings?

    Or would like to bring the training to your organization or company?

    Fill out the form below!

  • CURRENT & Upcoming Peer-to-Peer Classes

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    Peer-to-Peer 10-Week Class



    START DATE: Friday, January 10, 2020

    TIME: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    LOCATION:  Community Build Inc.

    ADDRESS: 4305 Degnan Blvd., Suite 102, Los Angeles, CA 90008

    INSTRUCTORS: Catherine Clay and Linda Henderson

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    New Class Starting in February!

    Peer-to-Peer 10-Week Class starts February 27th from 2-4pm at the LACDMH Peer Resource Center. Free for those living with a serious mental illness who are interested in establishing & maintaining their wellness & recovery.

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