Mental Health First Aid Worksheet
What is the theory behind this Mental Health First Aid Worksheet?
This worksheet is based on the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan with the acronym ‘ALGEE’. Mental Health First Aid refers to the immediate actions taken to provide help to a person suffering from a mental health crisis till they receive the appropriate professional help. It includes a variety of skills and guidelines that can be easily learned by individuals to ensure they are capable of providing help before a professional can intervene.
How will the worksheet help?
The worksheet will help increase awareness about the ALGEE mental health first aid action plan that provides an easy to follow guideline to the general public on how to respond to mental health or substance abuse crises. The purpose is to cultivate a community that understands mental health issues and readily provides help where needed instead of succumbing to the stigma associated with it.
How to use the worksheet?
This worksheet can be used in public mental health awareness programs in schools, colleges and workplaces.It can also be helpful for caregivers of clients receiving therapy and treatment for mental health disorders or substance abuse.
You can download this worksheet here.