Mental Health First Aid Classes – These classes teach skills to recognize, understand and respond to signs of a mental health or substance use challenges in adults or young people. No clinical or mental health background is required. All classes are coordinated by West Chester University and begin with a two-hour online section. Both virtual and in-person classes are offered at no cost to participants. Class sizes are limited.
Two types of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) classes are offered. Adult MHFA is for adults helping adults. Youth MHFA is for adults helping youth (age 12-18). Register for upcoming classes with the links below.
Bright Futures offers free classes through the Department of Mental Health/Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities. These classes are designed for adults in mental health recovery with employment or education goals. Students will learn basic computer, job search, and interviewing skills.