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Introduction To Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases Training Course

First Responders, Clergy, Hospital Personnel, Security Officers, and other Community Partners are invited to attend an Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases one or two-day training programClass instruction will include:

  Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases
  Mental Health Law
  Overview of Community Resources
  Living in Recovery – An inside look at Recovery with Mental Illness
  Family Perspective
  Suicide Risk Assessment (QPR-Training)
  Assisting Veterans In Crisis
  An Introduction to the Georgia Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Program
  Principles of De-Escalation
  First Responder Self-Care
  Practical Exercises

Those who successfully complete the course will have a better understanding of mental illness and developmental disabilities such as autism and addictive diseases. They will also be able to identify available community resources, have an overview of national and state mental health laws, and understand basic principles of de-escalation. Please note: There is NO P.O.S.T. credit for this course. For more information, contact admincit@namiga.org.

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