MHA-NYC, in partnership with Essential Learning, a national leader in online behavioral health education, is proud to host a website devoted to helping behavioral health professionals access up-to-date, cost-effective training modules.

Learners can access hundreds of behavioral health courses focused on specific mental health conditions, interventions and special populations. Courses may be taken individually or in packages, and many are accredited for various behavioral health professionals, including social workers, nurses, psychologists, and more.

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Mental Health First Aid

Similar to traditional First Aid and CPR, Mental Health First Aid is help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a crisis until professional treatment is obtained or the crisis resolves.

Mental Health First Aid is an empirically backed public education and prevention tool- the training improves the public’s knowledge of mental health problems and connects people with care for their mental health problems.