Mental Health Crisis: What Do I Do Now?

November 08, 2018
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. ET
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While the stigma surrounding mental health is beginning to lift, many individuals are simply uncomfortable with responding to mental health needs.  Furthermore, with an increase in the incidence of mental health disorders, college faculty and staff are more regularly faced with addressing mental health incidents with limited comfort addressing effectively.  Responding to mental health crises has become everyone’s business, but most educators are simply not equipped or trained to recognize or adequately respond to individuals, who may be experiencing a mental health crisis.  Please join us for an informative webinar that will provide practical strategies that can be used immediately to assist with identifying and responding to a mental health crises.   

Objectives:
Identify warning signs someone may be experiencing a mental health crisis
Implement immediate action steps for assisting someone with seeking help
Increase comfort with specific language to talk with an individual who may be experiencing a crisis

Moderator:
Libby Ross 
Senior Director
AACP

Presenters:
Heather MW Petrelli, MA, PhD 
Associate Dean for Student Affairs 
USF College of Pharmacy

Lynne Arric, MS, EdD 
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs & Admissions 
Larkin University
 

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