The Craig Fahle Show

Rising Public Demand for Mental Health Education

Tuesday, Jan 8 2013

Photo courtesy of Valley Mental Health

"What are the warning signs of mental illness?"

"What should I do if I see these warning signs?"

Director Public Education National Council for Behavioral Health Bryan Gibb answers these questions - and more - as he describes the new Mental Health First Aid public education program. Gibb outlines 5-step strategies for recognizing and addressing signs of mental illness in coworkers, friends, and family members and the growing demand for such training.

Do you feel mental health education is readily accessible in your area? Would you consider training in a Mental Health First Aid program? Please tell us in the comments below.