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Mental Health First Aid
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Mental Health First Aid at Work

Mental Health First Aid at Work is a mental health training program that teaches participants how to notice and support an individual who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use concern or crisis in a work environment and connect them with appropriate employee and community resources. Mental Health First Aid at Work is a skills-based, experiential and evidence-based practice. Download the Mental Health First Aid at Work one-pager.

Case Study

How Mental Health First Aid in Work is helping Astellas Pharma US.

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Why Mental Health Matters in the Workplace

Approximately 10.8 million full-time workers have a substance use disorder.
As many as 35 million workdays are lost each year due to mental illness.
Untreated mental illness in the workplace costs businesses $105 billion each year – mostly due to lost productivity.

How Mental Health First Aid at Work Can Help

Reduces stigma
Increases employees’ mental health and substance use literacy.
Increases likelihood that employees will reach out to someone who may be facing a mental health or substance use challenge.
Teaches employees how to connect a distressed person with the appropriate resources, in accordance with company policies.

Achieve Strategic Results Through Our Collaborative Network

The National Council is proud to partner with many organizations with a shared mission and passion for promoting wellbeing for all people. Those interested in MHFA at Work should be sure to check out the products and services of our Partners.

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To read more about how Mental Health First Aid is helping critical populations,
check out our case studies , or read our blog and filter by population type.

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