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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an education program that teaches the skills needed to identify, understand and respond to signs of behavioral health challenges or crises. Health Partners Plans is partnering with the City of Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual DisAbility Services (DBHIDS) to host MHFA trainings throughout the year.

DBHIDS offers MHFA training at no cost for individuals who live, work or study in Philadelphia. Participants will learn about anxiety, depression, psychosis and addiction. Upon completion, participants will receive a 3-year certification from the National Council for Behavioral Health.

Click a date below to register for a session.

March 11 March 25 - CANCELLED April 8 - CANCELLED April 22 - CANCELLED
May 13 - CANCELLED June 10 - CANCELLED July 8 - CANCELLED August 12
September 9 October 14 November 4 December 9

Learn More

For more information, visit You can contact the Philadelphia MHFA team at or call 215-685-3755.