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Mental First Aid courses start Nov. 18
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MONROE - Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., will hold two Mental Health First Aid courses that will teach the risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.

The course will be taught on two Tuesdays - Nov. 18 and 25 - from 12:45 to 5 p.m. Programs are open to the public.

During the programs, participants will learn about depression and mood disorders; anxiety disorders; trauma; psychosis; and substance use disorders.

Mental Health First Aid is intended for all people and organizations, including professionals who regularly interact with a lot of people, including police officers, human resource directors, and primary care workers; school and college leadership; faith communities; friends and family of individuals with mental illness or addiction; or anyone interested in learning more about mental illness and addiction.

Class size is limited and pre-registration is necessary. Cost of the class is $10 and includes materials and refreshments. Angels Among Us of Green County, supported by Tyler's TEAM Foundation and Jacob's SWAG Foundation Inc., are supporting the program.

For more information or to register, contact Bridget Mouchon, Green County UW-Extension, at 608-328-9440 or