A.I.D. training is offered as part of the More Aware Initiative funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services.
A.I.D. training is a 60 to 90 minute mental health awareness training that teaches students, faculty, and staff three steps. Training can be taught in-person ro virtually.
- Awareness: how to recognize the signs and symptoms of students in distress
- Interaction: how to effectively interact with students in distress
- Direction: how to locate and provide resources to students in distress
Other key components of this training include:
- Educating trainees on local and national mental health resources
- Practicing scenarios that trainees may experience
- Reducing stigma about mental illness and substance use
- Promoting self-care
Upcoming A.I.D. Training:
If you have any questions about AID, contact Kim Laurene, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resource handout (specific to Kent State University) Resource handout (specific to Medina County Schools) Resource handout (specific to Medina County Community) Practice A.I.D. using scenarios Ways to start a conversation