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Asking the Right Questions

December 28, 2015

Rick Denton

In July 2015, I had the opportunity to take a Mental Health First Aid course at WestCare Nevada. Little did I know that just a few days later I would be using the information and techniques I had learned...
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I Saved a Life. What Would You Do?

December 28, 2015

Hilda Marie

Hilda Marie’s worst nightmare was unfolding right before her eyes. Teetering at the edge of the platform was a woman poised to jump in front of an oncoming train. What would you do? For Hilda, there was no question. She...
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A Practical Ministry

January 22, 2014

Nathan Krause, Pastor
Olney Seventh-day Adventist Church, Maryland

I’ve taken regular first aid, and I’ve used both, but certainly the opportunities to use Mental Health First Aid are much more abundant.
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A Top-notch Service to Communities

December 31, 2013

Nikki Carber, President, Speak Out Against Suicide
Camanche, Iowa

This program is a top-notch service to communities like ours; we are so grateful for the opportunity to have this program in our area.
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I Was Able to Save a Life

December 4, 2013

Capt. Joseph Coffey
Rhode Island

Mental Health First Aid skills can be applied anytime, anywhere, and to anyone in distress, be it a brother officer exhibiting symptoms of PTSD, an unemployed friend displaying signs of severe depression, or a teenage family member presenting evidence of...
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Mental Health First Aid Really Works

November 27, 2013

Barry Groesch
Naperville, IL

He was astonished how well the ALGEE Action Plan worked. He went through each letter and explained how he used it to help his daughter through a difficult time.
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