Register Now for a Free Community Education Class at Sertoma Centre on March 1

Matteson, IL—(ENEWSPF)—January 23, 2014. Mental Health First Aid Training is scheduled for Saturday March 1, 2014 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm at Sertoma Centre (Mental Health Services) 4331 W. Lincoln Highway – Suite A in Matteson, IL.  

“Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.” – MHFA USA.

Sertoma Centre’s Community Education Department provides free mental health education and prevention programming to community members and professionals. Trainings have been provided to high school students, college students, residence life staff of colleges/universities, university police officers, church congregations/staff, and the staff of social service agencies. Sertoma Centre is committed to educating the community about mental illness and reducing the stigma that often surrounds such topics.  Thanks to a grant, these educational opportunities are available at no cost to you or your organization

Registration is easy just go to or contact Derek Harris via email ([email protected]) or phone (708-748-1951 x419).  CEUs are available.  Inquire in advance for more information. To learn more about Sertoma Centre, please visit