Faith and spiritual communities have diverse views on mental health and substance use as it relates to their belief systems. Mental Health First Aid educates faith leaders and communities about common mental health and substance use challenges, as well as an action plan to help faith populations.
On March 10, I stood in a classroom teaching Mental Health First Aid. I was three hours away from the closest confirmed COVID-19 case. Nothing had been cancelled, life in my small rural county hadn’t been altered in any way, and people didn’t seem scared. We live in a very remote area, tucked in the middle of giant, protective mountains; locals often talk about how […]...Read More April 23