Mental Health First Aid®

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Promoting Health & Wellbeing of NH Residents


Mental Health First Aid USA® is an 8-hour training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps participants identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The course can be delivered online, in-person, or a hybrid. Courses specific to rural communities, Fire, and EMS, military members, veterans and their families are also available. The program is also available in Spanish. All courses are free and available to participants who live or work in New Hampshire.


For Participants

  • Register for a virtual Mental Health First Aid Training course under the Events Section below.
  • Request a training for an organization of 5 or more participants.
  • *At this time we are only able to take requests for Adult Mental Health First Aid. We apologize for any inconvenience.

For Instructors

  • Request access to the NH Mental Health First Aid Instructor Resources
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Events

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Resources

Information on becoming a Mental Health First Aid® Instructor. Learn More
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