Mental Health First Aid

During National Suicide Prevention Week I’m sharing a post a day for awareness, encouragement and help. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to complete my Mental Health First Aid certification.

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It was a great experience, taking it with those from our intern program here at Netsmart. I am encouraged by the transparency on subjects previous generations are challenged to talk about.  Regardless of where you find yourself, more of us will have need for skills like I discovered in this course, than that of a traditional first aid physical care course. Having the tools to help someone, maybe yourself, can be just as life saving.

We can make EveryDayMatter word and deed.

Here is a blog post from one of my classmates sharing insight, statistics and opportunity

Learn more about #MHFA here!

– Tom Herzog, COO

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