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Michigan: Bill proposed to offer mental health first aid training to teachers...

Feb 10, 2018, Holland (MI) Sentinel: Bill would offer mental health first aid training for teachers http://www.hollandsentinel.com/news/20180210/bill-would-offer-mental-health-first-aid-training-for-teachers A new bill in the Michigan House of Representatives would offer mental health first aid training for teachers as part of professional development. … Under House Bill 5524, introduced by State Rep. Sylvia Santana, D-Detroit, one of those options would be mental health first aid training. The course would help school professionals identify potential risk factors and warnings signs of illnesses including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, eating disorders, substance abuse disorders and self-injury. …