Community Education

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Community Education

Community education about mental health and wellness is an integral part of our mission. Through our education programs and resources that reach thousands of Marylanders and National Capital Region residents each year, EveryMind seeks to reduce the stigma associated with mental health and mental illness and open the conversation about what needs to be done to prioritize mental health treatment and support.

Community Mental Health & Wellbeing Trainings

EveryMind offers presentations to schools, community groups, workplaces, and health professionals. Our trained and experienced staff deliver evidence-based training on a variety of mental health and wellness topics. Presentations are tailored to the specific needs of your audience. We listed some of our most requested topics here.

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  • Suicide Prevention
  • How to Help in a Crisis
  • Mental Health and Wellness 101
  • Beyond Self-care: Burnout and Resilience
  • Navigating Your Teens Mental Health: Tips and Tricks on Communication, Support and Connection
  • Communicate and Listen with Empathy: Practical Tools for the Workplace
  • Supporting our Homeless Neighbors: Seeing Through Their Eyes to Build a Better Community
  • When and How to Get Help: Finding the Right Resources!
  • Mental Health First Aid

Training for Mental Health Professionals


EveryMind is a local administrator of three Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) modules – Adult, Youth, and Military, Veterans, and their Families. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8-hour, evidence-based training presented by certified Mental Health First Aid USA instructors. Participants learn how to support someone who is developing a mental health challenge or experiencing a mental health crisis.

We offer Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trainings with generous support from SAHMSA and Montgomery County. Please contact us regarding funding options for your course.

EveryMind’s Education Department was awarded a 5-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to provide Adult MHFA to any health care or behavioral health care provider in the DMV.

Evidenced Based Trainings Offered:

  • Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
  • Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)
  • Assessing Suicide in Kids (ASK)