DanversCares is presenting Mental Health First Aid training, a national education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to the signs of mental illness and substance-use disorders. The free eight-hour certificate program will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday and on Oct. 10 at the Peabody Institute Library of Danvers. Registration s required by Tuesday. To sign up, contact Danielle LaRocque at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 978-777-8932, ext. 2443. DanversCares is a community coalition managed through the School Department that works to prevent substance abuse and related risks facing Danvers youth. The training is being offered with the help of a Behavioral Health Services grant from the office of Attorney General Martha Coakley.
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