Irrigon Library to Host Free Training on Mental Health First Aid

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The Irrigon Library, 490 N.E. Main Ave., will host a free Mental Health First Aid training workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 25. The event goes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The training is designed to promote mental wellness; grow participant knowledge of signs, symptoms and risk factors of mental illnesses; identify types of professional and self-help resources for individuals with a mental illness; and increase participant confidence, empathy and skills for helping individuals in crisis.

Although the workshop is free to attend, registration is required by Sept. 20. For more information and to RSVP, call Kathryn Chaney at 541-276-3322 or email kathryn@dvs-or.org. The training is sponsored by Domestic Violence Services, Inc., Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc. and Morrow County Veterans.

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