Join members of the covenant group, Our Positive Place, in support of everyone affected by mental illness as we train in Mental Health First Aid. Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you 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. Through the generosity of the staff at the Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris we will offer the course at no cost. Attendees need only pay the $25 cost of the manual. The course takes place on March 24 and 31, 8:30-1. A continental breakfast starts our sessions. Contact Carol McGough, 973-680-1603 to enroll.