The NC National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and Mental Health First Aid USA (MHFA) are offering free 8-hour courses on Mental Health First Aid in local communities across the state. The list below identifies the trainings that have been announced thus far although you can find trainings in your area by clicking here. Please note that MHFA has also developed a supplement to the MHFA course for Veterans, Service Members, and their Families and that six individuals in NC have been trained.

Youth Mental Health First Aid* – Washington, NC
Friday, June 13, 2014, 8:00am to 5:30pm
Hampton Inn Washington
2085 W. 15th Street
Washington, NC 27889
Click here to register (deadline May 30, 2014) – Limited space available

Mental Health First Aid – Henderson, NC
Thursday and Friday, June 26 & 27, 2014, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Perry Memorial Library – Farm Bureau Room
205 Breckenridge St.
Henderson, NC 27536
To register contact Gina Dement at gina.dement@cardinalinnovations.org

Mental Health First Aid* – Washington, NC
Friday, June 27, 2014, 8:00am to 5:30pm
Hampton Inn Washington
2085 W. 15th Street
Washington, NC 27889
Click here to register (deadline June 6, 2014) – Full, wait list available

Mental Health First Aid for Veterans – Goldsboro, NC
Thursday and Friday, July 10-11, 2014, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Goldsboro, NC (Exact location to be determined)
To register contact Gina Dement at gina.dement@cardinalinnovations.org