Mental Wellness Awareness Association
Mental Wellness Awareness Association - Mental Health First Aid Training
Teachs participants a five-step plan to assess a situation, select and implement intervention, and secure appropriate care.
25 Spruce Road
Marysville, PA 17053
Eligibility: Adults who want to help other adults or adults who want to help youth as it relates to developing mental health problems or a mental health crisis (includes substance misuse)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 957-3432 Main
Email Address: mwaa@mentalwellnessawareness.org
Intake Procedure: Call, email
Helpful Tips: MWAA is a public education service for prevention, early detection, early intervention, scientific research, and cures of mental health conditions which includes substance misuse, for the holistic health of the individual and society.

The Adult and Youth MHFA classes have three types of instruction: All virtual; Blended (2.5 hours online the remaining hours in-person training; all in-person training.

Adult helping adult has some in-person modules: EMS/fire; older adults; higher education; law enforcement, corrections, and public safety; military members, veterans, and their families. 8 hours of training.

Upon successful completion the participant receives national certification as a Mental Health First Aider for three years.
Fee Amounts: Call for information
Facility/ADA access: Wheelchair accessible
Service Contact: Sharon Engdahl, 717-343-4945, mwaa@mentalwellnessawareness.org
Capacity Limitations: minimum 7 participants in a class. Maximum 20 for virtual and blended classes. Up to 30 for in-person classes
Insurance Accepted: N/A
Services:
  • First Aid Instruction
  • Mental Health Associations
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Mental Wellness Awareness Association
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