Health Education Outreach

Mental Health First Aid – Offered In-Person and Virtually!

After completing a 2-hour, self-paced class, First Aiders will participate in a 6-hour, in-person, Instructor-led class.  Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

Depression & Anxiety in the Elderly

This 90-minute workshop discusses the signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety that may be exhibited in the elderly.  It also discusses reducing stigma and ways to help those who may be experiencing depression or anxiety.

Compassionate Care with Healthy Boundaries

This 2-hour workshop speaks to those who take care of others and helps them learn how to give care while setting secure healthy boundaries.

Compassion Fatigue – Caring on Empty

Often when we care for others, we forget to care for ourselves.  This 1-hour workshop encourages us to remember to take care of ourselves.

A Mental Health Discussion

This 90-minute workshop discusses the facts, signs and symptoms and recommendations for seeking and providing help for those who are suffering from mental unwellness.

Let’s Talk – Effective Communication

Interactive workshop discussion on various communication and listening styles, identifying and overcoming communication barriers; perceptions, body language and nonverbal communication, along with healthy and clear verbal exchanges. This is a 2-hour workshop that may go into a 3rd hour depending on group activities.

Communicating with Difficult People and De-Escalating Difficult Situations

In all walks of life, we will all eventually be forced to deal with difficult people. No matter how it looks from your perspective, difficult people are often doing only what they know how to do based on their current situation. This 2-hour workshop will help you calm the angry person and also keep you calm amid the turmoil during these experiences.

For more information or to register for any of our Community Health Outreach workshops:

Contact Dr. Tandala Kidd at tkidd@icstucson.org.