Mental Health First Aid, USA is a certification training offered by Mental Health America of San Diego County as a free public education program. It is funded by the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Behavioral Department. Our program introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, helps build an understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports.

Our program has offered these trainings throughout San Diego County since 2015, and we are proud to have the most certified Mental Health First Aid responders in California. We have some of the most experienced and top-rated nationally recognized Mental Health First Aid Instructors on our team. During this time, we know the importance of everyone’s mental wellness. We continue to provide various modules and now offer virtual Mental Health First Aid training. Please visit our Events page to register for one of our free trainings.

Mental Health First Aid training is brought to you by Mental Health America of San Diego County and the County of San Diego, and by the National Council for Behavioral Health, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the Missouri Department of Mental Health.