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Project AWARE-SEA and MHAT Grantees

Welcome SAMHSA grantees and congratulations on your recent award of either the Project AWARE State Education Agency Grant (AWARE-SEA) or Mental Health Awareness Training (MHAT) grant! On behalf of the National Council for Behavioral Health, we look forward to working with you to expand the reach of Mental Health First Aid and Youth Mental Health First Aid across the country.

To Attend or Schedule Instructor Certification Training

All other grantees should following contact guidelines to fulfill their training needs as outlined below.


Upcoming Grantees Activities

  • Grantee Training Needs Survey

This survey will gather important information about grantee organizations including points of contact and unique training needs for this fiscal year. Grantees are asked to complete a brief survey by Friday, October 19. Following completion, a National Council representative will be in contact with the next steps. Take the survey.

  • Project AWARE-SEA, MHAT and Mental Health First Aid: What’s Next?

(10/4/2018) – An informational webinar on Mental Health First Aid and next steps for recently awarded grantees. An overview of Mental Health First Aid Instructor trainings, host site trainings and additional resources for grantees will be provided.

How to Host Your Own Instructor Training: For Project AWARE-SEA and MHAT grantees Webinar (10/9/2018)– Is this your first time hosting an onsite Mental Health First Aid or Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor certification training? Listen to our webinar on what it takes to host your own Instructor training.


Interested in hosting your own training?

Is this your first time hosting an onsite Mental Health First Aid or Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor certification training? Join us for a live webinar on Tuesday, October 9 at 3:00 p.m. ET to review the process and get answers to your questions. Register today  Note: A recording will be posted to this page within 48 hours following the webinar.

Ready to schedule now? If you are already familiar with the host site process, you can pick your training dates and schedule time to speak with someone on our staff about hosting your own training online.


National Council Instructor Trainings

The following National Council Instructor Certification Trainings are already scheduled.

Oct-18 Apr-19
10/1 -10/5 Dallas, TX Adult 4/1 – 4/5 Seattle, WA Adult
10/15 – 10/19 Chicago, IL Adult 4/8 – 4/12 Pittsburgh, PA Youth
10/22 – 10/26 Sacramento, CA Youth 4/15 – 4/19 Dallas, TX Adult
10/29 – 10/31 Minneapolis, MN Youth 4/29 – 5/3 Atlanta, GA Youth
10/29 – 10/31 Minneapolis, MN Youth 4/29 – 5/3 Boston, MA Adult
4/29 – 5/3 San Diego Youth
Nov-18
11/5 – 11/9 Nashville, TN Adult May-19
11/5 – 11/7 Chicago, IL Youth May 6 – 10 Minneapolis, MN Adult
11/26 – 11/30 Boston, MA Youth May 6 – 10 Las Vegas, NV Youth
11/12 – 11/16 Las Vegas, NV Youth May 13 – 17 Chicago, IL Youth
May 13 – 17 Orlando, FL Adult
Dec-18 May 20 – 24 Washington DC Youth
12/3 – 12/5 Salt Lake City, UT Adult May 20 – 22 Michigan Adult
12/3 – 12/5 Salt Lake City, UT Adult
12/10 – 12/12 Atlanta, GA Youth Jun-19
12/10 – 12/12 Atlanta, GA Youth 6/3 – 6/7 Los Angeles, CA  Adult
12/3 – 12/7 Washington, DC Adult 6/3 – 6/7 Houston, TX  Youth
6/10 – 14 Salt Lake City, UT  Adult
Jan-19 6/17 – 21 Sacramento, CA  Youth
1/14 – 1/16 Los Angeles, CA Youth 6/17 – 21 Nashville, TN  Adult
1/14 – 1/18 Houston, TX Adult 6/24/2028 Boston, MA  Youth
1/28 – 2/1 Orlando, FL Adult
1/28 – 1/30 New Orleans, LA Youth Jul-19
July 8 – 10 Seattle, WA Youth
Feb-19 July 15 – 19 Dallas, TX Youth
2/4 – 2/8 Sacramento, CA Adult July 15 – 19 Washington DC Adult
2/4 – 2/8 Atlanta, GA Adult/PS* July 22 – 26 Minneapolis, MN Youth
2/11 – 2/15 Seattle, WA Youth July 29 – Aug 2 Pittsburgh, PA Adult
2/25 – 3/1 Dallas, TX Youth July 29 – Aug 2 Atlanta, GA Youth
2/25 – 3/1 Las Vegas, NV Adult
*Public Safety Aug-19
Aug 5 – 9 Las Vegas, NV  Adult
Mar-19 Aug 12 – 16 Orlando, FL  Youth
3/4 – 3/8 Salt Lake City, UT  Youth Aug 12 – 16 Boston, MA  Adult
3/11 – 3/15 Los Angeles, CA  Adult Aug 19 – 23 Chicago, IL  Adult
3/11 – 3/15 Orlando, FL  Youth Aug 26 – 28 Los Angeles, CA  Youth
3/19 – 3/23 Nashville, TN (NatCon19)  Adult Aug 26 – 28 Nashville, TN  Youth
3/19 – 3/23 Nashville, TN (NatCon19)  Youth
3/25 – 3/29 Chicago, IL  Adult Sep-19
9/9 – 9/13 Pittsburgh, PA Youth
9/ 9 – 9/13 Seattle, WA Adult
9/16 – 9/20 Minneapolis, MN Adult
9/16 – 9/20 Houston, TX Adult
9/23 – 9/27 Washington DC Youth

 

Additional trainings may be scheduled based on geographic demand. Please submit applications for upcoming trainings online.


Contact Us

For basic questions related to Mental Health First Aid, please email us at ProjectAware@TheNationalCouncil.org. We will respond to your inquiries within 48 hours. For more complex questions, please contact our ALGEE Concierge Team.

Sample questions that Mental Health First Aid Team can help with:

  • How do I find or register for an Instructor certification course?
  • How do I maintain my Instructor certification or request an extension?
  • I have a question or a technical problem with the website. Can you help?

Phone: 888-244-8980 x2

To best accommodate requests, please inform the ALGEE Concierge Team that you are connected to a SAMHSA MHAT or AWARE-SEA grant.

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET

Response times:   All calls will be returned within 48 business hours and all email inquiries within 72 business hours

Sign up for a Mental Health First Aid class near you.