MHANYS provides training, technical assistance, and consulting services for privately held and community-based organizations such as state and county agencies, mental health professionals, and a variety of organizations and professions serving the general public.

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In the meantime, please check our events page periodically for newly posted trainings.

Mental Health & Wellness 101 (MHW 101)

Duration: 1 hour

MHW 101 reframes the conversation about mental health – teaching that we ALL have mental health; it’s not just about the presence or absence of an illness. The training will help participants understand mental health as an integral part of overall health, prevalence of mental illness, and risk & protective factors; and promote help-seeking behavior, recovery, and self-care.

Mental Health & Wellness 101 in the Workplace (MHW 101W)

Duration: 1 hour

MHW 101 in the Workplace offers a basic understanding of mental health and reframes the conversation about mental health – teaching that we ALL have mental health; it’s not just about the presence or absence of an illness. The training will help participants understand mental health as an integral part of overall health, prevalence of mental illness, and risk & protective factors; and promote wellness and recovery in the workplace.

Additional 30-minute specialized add-ons to the above.

Duration: 30 minutes

Signs and Symptoms: Identify signs & symptoms of mental illness.

Organizational Wellness: Identify organization-wide strategies for creating a climate that is sensitive to mental health and wellness.

Resiliency: Understand the importance of building resiliency skills.

Practice What You Learned Activities: Scenarios, role-plays, and skill-building exercises to reinforce learned concepts.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Duration: 8 hours

Versions Available: Adult, Youth, Public Safety, Veterans, Higher Education, Older Adults

MHFA is an evidence-based public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports. This 8-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses, like anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and schizophrenia.

Virtual MHFA

Duration: 6 hours

Versions Available: Adult, Youth

This virtual 6-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses, like anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and schizophrenia.

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