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Mental health first aid training for rural communities April 25


On Friday, April 25, a Mental Health First Aid for Rural Communities training will be held in Goldendale at Father’s House Fellowship. The training lasts eight hours, and trainees become certified at the end of the program. Skamania Klickitat Community Network is sponsoring the program, with funding provided through grants from United Way of the Columbia Gorge, Mid-Columbia Health Foundation and Burlington-Northern Santa-Fe Foundation.

Just as CPR training gives a person with no clinical experience the skills to assist someone having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps individuals assist a person experiencing an emotional crisis, such as contemplating suicide or an assault on...

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