KLASAC and county Health Department offer mental health training
September 6, 2017
On Friday, Sept. 29, the Klickitat County Health Department and Klickitat and Lyle Against Substance Abuse Coalition (KLASAC) will be offering Mental Health First Aid training in Klickitat County. This groundbreaking eight-hour training course gives people the tools to identify when someone might be struggling with a mental health or substance use problem and to connect them with appropriate support and resources when necessary.
One in five Americans has a mental illness, but many are reluctant to seek help or might not know where to turn for care. Unlike physical conditions, symptoms of mental health and substance use problems can be difficult to detect. For friends and family members,...