Our Causes

Mental Health First Aid

Goal: $2,500.00
Currently Raised: $20,438.00


Donation to Yad Chazaka

Mental Health First Aid is an 14-hour course that teaches one how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

The training gives one the skills needed to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.
Peer-reviewed studies show that individuals trained in the program:
Studies also show that the Mental Health First Aid program reduces the social distance created by negative attitudes and perceptions of individuals with mental illnesses (stigma).