Mental health literacy and first aid

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What do you do if you encounter someone confused and scared or acting in a strange way? Just as First Aid and CPR help teach people how to aid in a medical emergency, Mental Health First Aid teaches the skills needed to recognize and assist someone who is experiencing a mental health related crisis. Next on Line One, join co-host Prentis Pemberton for a discussion mental health literacy.

HOST:Prentiss Pemberton, LCSW

  • Jill Ramsey, MS, Behavioral Health Training Coordinator at Center for Human Development


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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT


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Prentiss Pemberton is a host of Line One: Your Health Connection at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Prentiss here.

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