Mental Health First Aid Workshop at St. Leo University

Published: Feb. 4, 2020 at 4:29 PM EST
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At St. Leo University in Gainesville, people attended a Mental Health First Aid Workshop.

They were taught by certified instructors and the goal of the course was to teach participants ways to assist people who are experiencing a mental health crisis. Those attending the course were from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Nancy Wood, the course instructor, says, “with mental health first aid, we have a variety of backgrounds, whether it's from the school system, criminal justice system, we actually have a lot of health care providers here today. Again, you can come from any background and get this information.”

St. Leo University offers these classes multiple times throughout the year