ToorCamp 2022

Mental Health First Aid, an Intro
2022-07-16, 13:00–14:30 (US/Pacific), Volleyball Court - NightMrkt After Dark

MHFA is an amazing tool for helping anyone to navigate an increasingly complicated and chaotic world. MHFA is useful for anyone anywhere who has a brain and nervous system, or knows others who do. We will go over the basics of recognizing someone experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis and how to respond. We also will go over some exercises for recognizing and managing the signs in yourself that you need to pull back and take a break to prevent or manage burn out.


MHFA is an amazing tool for helping anyone to navigate an increasingly complicated and chaotic world. MHFA is useful for anyone anywhere who has a brain and nervous system, or knows others who do. We will go over the basics of recognizing someone experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis and how to respond. We also will go over some exercises for recognizing and managing the signs in yourself that you need to pull back and take a break to prevent or manage burn out.

Colette usually goes by Bee these days, using they/them pronouns. They have been working in Community Mental Health for 5 years, and is passionate about helping others to know that mental health is not a thing only for Other people. Everyone needs help sometimes, and they are here to support and teach methods in safely being a member of our often overwhelming and at least constant world.