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Veterans Recovery Resources is proud

to offer Mental Health First Aid.

Through this course, we aim to elevate our
community’s response to the mental
health crisis in our area and educate community
members on the value of building resiliency.

Course Expectations

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour in-person training provided by certified instructors.
Instructors follow a curriculum and lead the group through a series of activities.
Expect to learn, interact with your classmates, and have fun.

Download this flyer for more information. 

What you will learn

5-step action plan to help someone developing a mental health problem or in crisis

Information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, and addiction disorders

The risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems

Where to turn for help

Register Below

Be sure to check this feed periodically as additional time slots become available.

June 24, 2023

Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church: 1050 Duval Street Mobile, AL 36605

8:30 AM-4:00 PM

Registration Closes June 17th

June 29, 2023- CLASS IS FULL

Innovation Portal: 358 Saint Louis Street Mobile, AL 36602

8:30 AM-4:00 PM

Registration Closed

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After you register, you will receive an email with additional information on next steps and payment. 

Classes are limited and registration is taken on a first come, first serve basis so please register early.

Please note that participants must complete all 8 hours of the course and a final evaluation to receive a certification which lasts two years.

Training Cost
We are proud to offer Mental Health First Aid at a discounted rate of $30 per person (a $170 value). This fee covers the cost of a participant manual, supplies, and refreshments and lunch. If you have concerns about the cost, contact Melissa McKnight at

We won’t let cost be a barrier to participation.

Connect With Us

Instructor Registration
Are you interested in becoming Mental Health First Aid Instructor? Let us know! Veterans Recovery Resources (VRR) wants to support you on your journey to certification. Contact Melissa McKnight, at, for more information on how to become a Mental Health First Aid Instructor with VRR.

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa McKnight, Director of Community Integration, at

This product was developed [in part] under grant number H79SM084761 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The views, policies and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.

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