Community Foundation of Tampa Bay launches mental health training course
October 6, 2020 - The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay has launched a “Mental Health First Aid” initiative to teach people in key roles how to identify, understand and respond to the mental health challenges in the community. The first aid course is nationally certified and is aimed at empowering people who work in public-facing roles to identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illness. The Foundation's goal is to train 5,000 people over the next three years and it will cover the cost of the course for people who work at nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, faith communities and other public service organizations across the Tampa Bay region. For more information, click here.