Trainings

Mental Health First-Aid
Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.

 

Length:  8 hours 

 

Valued at $170 per person but currently able to offer at no cost due to grant funding

 

Space is limited to the first 30 people, minimum needed is 8

 

Space is limited to the first 30 people, minimum needed is 8

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Youth Mental Health First-Aid

An 8-hour course that teaches adults how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in adolescents.  The training introduces common mental health challenges for youth and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. 

Length:  8 hours 

 

Valued at $170 per person but currently able to offer at no cost due to grant funding

 

Space is limited to the first 30 people, minimum needed is 8

SafeTALK

A half-day training program that teaches participants to recognize and engage persons who might be having thoughts of suicide and to connect them with community resources trained in suicide intervention. Become a suicide alert helper today.

Length: 3.5-4 hours

Valued at roughly $75-$100 per person but currently able to offer at no cost due to grant funding

Space is limited to the first 30 people, minimum needed is 10

REVIVE

A 1.5-hour course that covers understanding opioids, how opioid overdoses happen, risk factors for opioid overdoses, and how to respond to an opioid overdose emergency with the administration of Naloxone.

Length:  1-1.5 hours 

 

No minimum or maximum requirements. 

ACEs

Our life experiences can impact our health. Join us as we review the research on how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) play a tremendous role in developing potential physical, mental and behavioral problems later in life.

Length: 1-3 hours. 

 

No minimum or maximum requirements.

Crisis Intervention Training

The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is a community partnership of law enforcement, mental health and addiction professionals, individuals who live with mental illness and/or addiction disorders, their families and other advocates. It is an innovative first-responder model of police-based crisis intervention training to help persons with mental disorders and/or addictions access medical treatment rather than place them in the criminal justice system due to illness related behaviors.   It also promotes officer safety and the safety of the individual in crisis.

 

Primarily a training for law enforcement and first reponders

Length:  40 hours (1 week)

 

Space is limited to 16 people

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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
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Community Conversations

Lorem Epsom :

Length:  8 hours 

 

Valued at $170 per person but currently able to offer at no cost due to grant funding

 

Space is limited to the first 30 people, minimum needed is 8

Attending this two-day course will train you to intervene with an individual who is suicidal.  Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don’t need any formal training to attend the workshop—anyone 18 or older can learn and use the ASIST model.

Length: 2 full 8 hour days 

 

Valued at $250 per person but currently able to offer at no cost due to grant funding

 

Space is limited to the first 30 people, minimum needed is 10

The Prevention team hosts a variety Community Conversation events in Rockbridge County. Here is a list of featured conversations and presentations:
  • High School classroom and Assembly presentations
  • Theatre Documentary Series
  • Church and Civic group presentation
  • Employee & Students Wellness Fairs (University & Public School Sys.

Mental Health First-Aid

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.
 
Length:  8 hours 
 
Valued at $170 per person but currently able to offer at no cost due to grant funding
 
Space is limited to the first 30 people, minimum needed is 8
 
Space is limited to the first 30 people, minimum needed is 8

Youth Mental Health First-Aid

Info: A half-day training program that teaches participants to recognize and engage persons who might be having thoughts of suicide and to connect them with community resources trained in suicide intervention. Become a suicide alert helper today.
 
Length: 3.5-4 hours
 
Valued at roughly $75-$100 per person but currently able to offer at no cost due to grant funding
 
Space is limited to the first 30 people, minimum needed is 10

REVIVE

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs):  Building Self-Healing Communities
Info: Our life experiences can impact our health. Join us as we review the research on how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) play a tremendous role in developing potential physical, mental and behavioral problems later in life.
Length:  Can be anywhere from 1-3 hours. 
No minimum or maximum requirements.

SafeTALK

Info: A half-day training program that teaches participants to recognize and engage persons who might be having thoughts of suicide and to connect them with community resources trained in suicide intervention. Become a suicide alert helper today.
Length: 3.5-4 hours
 
Valued at roughly $75-$100 per person but currently able to offer at no cost due to grant funding
 
Space is limited to the first 30 people, minimum needed is 10

ACE's

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs):  Building Self-Healing Communities
Info: Our life experiences can impact our health. Join us as we review the research on how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) play a tremendous role in developing potential physical, mental and behavioral problems later in life.
 
Length:  Can be anywhere from 1-3 hours. 
 
No minimum or maximum requirements.

Crisis Intervention Training CIT

Info: The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is a community partnership of law enforcement, mental health and addiction professionals, individuals who live with mental illness and/or addiction disorders, their families and other advocates.
It is an innovative first-responder model of police-based crisis intervention training to help persons with mental disorders and/or addictions access medical treatment rather than place them in the criminal justice system due to illness related behaviors.   It also promotes officer safety and the safety of the individual in crisis. (Primarily a training for law enforcement and first reponders)
 
Length:  40 hours (1 week)
 
Space is limited to 16 people

Community Conversations

The Prevention team hosts a variety Community Conversation events in Rockbridge County. Here is a list of featured conversations and presentations:
  • High School classroom and Assembly presentations
  • Theatre Documentary Series
  • Church and Civic group presentation
  • Employee & Students Wellness Fairs (University & Public School Sys.
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Behavioral Health Crisis Hotline: 1-855-222-2046

Rockbridge Area CSB

241 Greenhouse Road

Lexington, VA 24450

Phone: 540-463-3141

Non-Emergency Toll-Free: 877-766-3105

 

Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday:  8:30 am–5 pm

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