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Mental Health USA offers training in Bemidji

BEMIDJI -- Over two consecutive Saturday’s, including Jan 20 and 27, Mental Health USA will offer Mental Health First Aid training in Bemidji. The 8-hour training course gives participants the tools to identify when someone might be struggling with a mental health or substance-use problem and to connect them with appropriate support and resources when necessary. Mental Health first aiders will learn a five-step action plan that guides them through the process of reaching out and offering appropriate support.

For more information or to participate in a Mental Health First Aid training in Bemidji or

the surrounding area, visit or contact Valerie Saviano at (815) 670- 4173 or email Saviano is a certified instructor and is certified to train adults and public safety officials using curriculum which is MN POST board approved for law enforcement.